A Virginia man died Wednesday after crashing his vehicle on Interstate 294 in South Holland.
Geoffrey Cowan, 27, was driving south on I-294 when his blue Hyundai Tucson ran off the road at 3:37 a.m. near the Bishop Ford Freeway, Illinois State Police said. He was not wearing a seatbelt and struck the crash cushion near the Interstate 394 exit ramp head-on.
Cowan, of Midlothian, Virginia, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:10 a.m., state police said. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
All lanes and exits are now open, state police said.