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White Co., IL man hurt after crash, hit by oncoming truck

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HAMILTON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A man from Springerton, Illinois is in the hospital after troopers say he was hit by a truck after crashing his Jeep.

According to Illinois State Police, Johnny Williams, 45, was driving east on Blairsville Blacktop when he drove off the left side of the road and hit a culvert.

Williams drove back on the road and stopped in the middle of the road and got out of his Jeep.

Investigators say a truck driven by Matthew Lydick, 43, of Springerton, tried to swerve to miss the Jeep and hit Williams in the process.

Williams was taken to the hospital and later airlifted to a regional hospital for treatment.

Lydick was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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