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One injured, another dead in car accident

One injured, another dead in car accident

A man was killed yesterday morning while driving his pickup truck on southbound Illinois 1. Authorities don’t know how or why, but his truck ended up in the northbound, colliding with an oncoming tractor trailer. The driver of the pickup truck, whose name has yet to be released, died at the scene.

The tractor trailer’s driver was flown to the hospital via helicopter. His condition was not reported. The man who died was found to not be wearing his seat belt, while the one who survived had been.

Police are investigating the accident and say that there are not any charges pending at this point.