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Troopers investigate a man hit by a car

According to Illinois State Police District 19, Troopers investigated a traffic crash Saturday involving a white 1998 Ford ZX2 which troopers say hit a man on the Shawneetown/New Haven Road, approximately one quarter of a mile south of Asbury Road.

The preliminary traffic crash investigation indicates that a 1998 Ford passenger car, driven by Joyce M. Lynch, age 58, of Ridgway, IL was traveling north on the Shawneetown/New Haven Road, approximately one quarter of a mile south of Asbury Road.

Michael J. Rapada, age 23, of Ridgway, IL, for unknown reasons, was lying on the road in the north bound lane. Police say the Ford passenger car struck Mr. Rapada.

Rapada was transported to Ferrell Hospital, Eldorado, for the treatment of his injuries. He was later transported by ambulance to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

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