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Man in critical condition after Union Co. semi wreck

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UNION CO., KY (WFIE) -

An Illinois man is taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a wreck in Union County.

It happened around 9:30 Monday night and shut down the U.S. 60 bypass in Morganfield for nearly 10 hours.

Deputies say a tractor trailer driven by 69-year-old Roger Grasher, of Odin, Illinois failed to stop at an intersection at Hwy 60 East.

The semi left the road at a high rate of speed, went airborne and slammed head-on into a ditch.

Deputies say the cab was ripped from the trailer and Grasher was trapped inside.

He was airlifted to St. Mary's in Evansville and is listed in critical condition this morning.

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