POPE COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) — An Elizabethtown man is dead after a single vehicle crash in Pope County.

It happened around 10:30 AM Sunday on State Route 34 when 79-year-old Roger Lane crossed the center line, left the road, and hit a tree.

Lane had to be cut out of the vehicle before being flown to an out of state hospital where he later died from his injuries.