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Pinckneyville man injured in motorcycle crash

JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A Pinckneyville man was injured after a car rear-ended his motorcycle on Sunday afternoon.

It happened shortly before 12:15 p.m. on Highway 127 at Lightfoot Road in Jackson County.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, David Jennings, 44, of Pinckneyville was southbound on Highway 127 on his Harley Davidson motorcycle and slowed down to make a left hand turn onto Lightfoot Road.

Krista Davis, 36, of Du Quoin was behind Jennings and her SUV failed to yield and hit the rear of the motorcycle, according to Sgt. Carson Bunton.

Jennings received non-life threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital.

Davis received minor injuries.  She was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Carson says Jennings was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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