LYNDON, Ill. • Authorities say a 19-year-old man was killed and six people injured when a van carrying the Utah band Dark Seas overturned on Interstate 88 in northwestern Illinois.
Whiteside County Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi tells Sauk Valley Media that (http://tinyurl.com/omhbauu ) guitarist Colton Ericksen of West Jordan, Utah, was thrown from the van and died at the scene of Monday's accident. He was not wearing a seat belt.
Wilhelmi says the crash occurred around 1 p.m., three miles east of Lyndon when the van's driver apparently fell asleep. The van traveled about 1,000 feet before rolling and landing on its side.