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I-57 crash in Jefferson Co. injures 1

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois troopers were called to an injury crash Thursday afternoon on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County, Illinois.

It happened at mile marker 85 northbound shortly before 1:45 p.m.

An ISP preliminary investigative details shows a car was traveling northbound on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County directly behind a tractor trailer.

The driver of the car failed to slow down and rear-ended the semi.

The driver of the car, a 59-year-old from Dix, Illinois, has been charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The semi's driver was not injured.

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