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Beecher City Man Hurt in Crash on Illinois Route 128 Northwest of Beecher City

November 18, 2016

State Police say a 45-year-old Beecher City man was injured in a single pickup crash Thursday afternoon on Illinois Route 128 at the Fayette/Shelby County Line two miles northwest of Beecher City.

State Police say Curtis Rogers was traveling south on Route 128 when it left the west side of the roadway, struck a culvert, turned sideways, began to barrel roll and came to a rest on its roof.

Rogers was ejected from the pickup truck. He was airlifted from the scene to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Rogers was ticketed for improper lane usage and failure to wear a seat belt.

The crash occurred at 12:10 Thursday afternoon.

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