A 39 year old man from Louisville is dead after an early morning accident this morning (Friday, October 20, 2017). According to the Illinois State Police, Chad Edward Kuhlig was traveling south on Harrier Road, approximately a half mile north of Clay County Road 1000N around 1:05am. Kuhlig’s truck left the roadway and struck the ditch/embankment on the west of the road. The truck then proceeded to partially reenter the road before following the ditch towards a creek bed. Kuhlig’s truck left the ditch and went west into an open field before entering the creek bed. The truck struck the embankment on the south side of the creek and came to rest. An investigation is pending regarding the cause of death.