Wyanet man killed in crash involving semi

Photo credit: Angie Florschuetz - Walnut Leader
Photo credit: Angie Florschuetz - Walnut Leader

BUREAU COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) – One person is dead another has been cited in a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer and a pickup truck. According to the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 1 p.m. on Illinois Highway 40 near 1800 North Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.
Officers are still investigating, but have charged the semi driver, 40-year-old Casey Horner of Buda, Ill. with improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and use of an electronic communication device.

The driver of the pickup, a 29-year old man from Wyanet, Ill. died at the scene. His name has not been released.

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