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Cairo mayor injured in crash

CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - Cairo's mayor was injured in a crash with a semi truck Wednesday afternoon.

Demetrius T. Coleman was driving a pickup truck northbound on US 51. He stopped to turn west onto 16th Street when a semi truck rear-ended his truck around 3:30 p.m., according to Illinois State Police.

Coleman's family says he is alert and conscious.

The driver of the semi truck was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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