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1/17/2013 9:28:00 AM
South Wilmington man killed in traffic crash

Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan in conjunction with the Grundy County Sheriff's Department and Illinois State Police are investigating a traffic crash that claimed the life of a South Wilmington man.

The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m.Wednesday, Jan. 16 on Goodfarm Road in Goodfarm Township.

Pronounced dead at the scene was 28-year-old Anthony J. Serena.

According to Callahan a preliminary investigation indicates Serena was eastbound on Goodfarm Road approaching the overpass for Interstate 55 when his pickup truck left the roadway and traveled down an embankment. The vehicle then traveled approximately 700 feet coming to rest on the Interstate.

Serena, the only occupant of the vehicle, was ejected.

The crash is being reconstructed by the Illinois State Police.

Gardner/Dwight Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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