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Man injured in fiery semi crash

PULASKI COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A Texas man was injured in a fiery semi crash early Tuesday morning on Interstate 57.

It happened at 4:45 a.m. on I-57 northbound at milepost 17.

Richard D. Byrd, 50, of Laredo, Texas veered off the road and went through a guardrail, according to Illinois State Police.  A fuel leak on the truck tractor caused a fire.

Jason L. Kromminga, 37, of Laredo, Texas was taken to Saint Francis Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Byrd was cited for improper lane usage.

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