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Wayne County semi accident sends Indiana man to hospital


Illinois State Police District 19 troopers investigated a semi crash on I-64 in Wayne County Monday morning that sent an Indiana man to the hospital.

According to the preliminary crash report, 40 year old Kevin Brothers of Washington, IN was traveling west on the interstate when at 4:50 am, he reported hearing a loud noise come from his tractor trailer.  Brothers lost control of the semi, which ran off the road and struck a tree on the south side of the highway.  Brothers was transported from the scene to an area hospital by the Wayne County Ambulance Service.

The accident occurred near the 116 mile post.  Rick’s Towing removed the vehicle from the scene.