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ISP: One man killed in Wayne Co. wreck

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Published: May. 17, 2022 at 10:14 AM CDT|Updated: May. 17, 2022 at 10:58 AM CDT
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WAYNE CO., Ill. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police say an Ohio man died after his semi ran off the road in Wayne County.

They say it happened around 5:15 Monday afternoon on Interstate 64 near Wayne City.

Troopers say a semi was driving westbound in a construction zone when the driver hit a concrete bridge barrier several times before driving off the roadway.

We’re told the driver hit a tree and overturned.

The Wayne County Coroner says the driver died at the scene.

Authorities identified the man as 41-year-old Brian Jones of Georgetown, Ohio.

The roadway was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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