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Rollover crash in Hamilton County sends injured teen to hospital

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HAMILTON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A rollover crash late Saturday night in Hamilton County, Illinois sends one teenager to the hospital with injuries.

It happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. on County Road 750 East at County Road 800 North.

Troopers say the 17-year-old female driver from McLeansboro was driving southbound on County Road 750 East when she lost control in loose gravel, ran off the west edge of the road and overturned.

A 17-year-old male passenger from Wayne City was ejected from the car. He was taken to Deaconess Hospital by helicopter ambulance.

According to state police, the 17-year-old female was cited for improper lane usage and no valid driver's license. The 17-year-old male was cited for illegal consumption of alcohol and no seatbelt.

Assisting the scene were McLeansboro Police, Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Hamilton County EMS and McLeansboro Fire.

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