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One person killed in crash in Johnson County


One person has died after a three vehicle crash in Johnson County, Illinois.

According to Illinois State Police, officers were called to the intersection of US 45 and Gilead Church road around 8:30 Thursday morning.

Police said a maroon Dodge pick-up truck that was towing a flat bed trailer was driving west on Gilead Church Road. An investigator said the driver did not stop at a stop sign and hit a gray Hyundai. Then the truck hit a white Chevrolet pick-up truck that was stopped at Tunnel Hill Road, heading east.

The Johnson County Coroner pronounced the driver of the Hyundai dead at the scene. That person's name is not being released, pending family notification.

The driver of the white pick up truck was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the maroon pick up truck was not hurt. That person was cited for Failure to Yield at a stop sign.

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