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updated: 1/15/2013 8:26 AM

Car hits Godfrey home, killing resident inside

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GODFREY -- Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a man was killed inside his home when an SUV crashed into the house.

Madison County authorities haven't publicly identified the driver or the man killed during the crash late Sunday in Godfrey, northeast of St. Louis. There's no word of any charges.

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Sheriff's investigators say a man who caused a disturbance at a Godfrey home fled in a family member's vehicle after authorities were summoned. That vehicle then crashed into a nearby home, and the driver ran from the scene before being arrested a short time later.

The man killed had no connection to the driver.

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