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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A car crashed into a church at 12th and Edwardsville Road in Granite City, IL just around 5:30am Saturday. Granite City Police confirm that the driver, identified as Allen G. Bloodworth, 35, from Granite City, was found dead at the scene.

Police say the car was traveling northbound on Edwardsville Road and crossed all lanes of traffic before striking the Senior Bishop John H. Green Fellowship Hall.  An autopsy revealed that Bloodworth did have extensive cardiac disease but it has yet to be determined if he died as a result.