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Driver facing charges after semi crash in White Co.


A semi driver has been charged after a crash on White CR 2550N on Friday morning, Sept. 18.

According to a preliminary investigation by Illinois State Police, at around 8:45 a.m., Arlie Ray Hollon, 47, of Carmi, Ill., was driving a 2005 Peterbilt truck tractor dump trailer westbound on White CR 2550N, about 1,200 feet east of County Road 450E.

They say for unknown reasons he failed to negotiate a curve. The truck tractor and trailer left the road on the right side before overturning.

Hollon was taken to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

ISP said he was charged with improper lane usage, driving under the influence-drugs and operation CMV-drugs in system.

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