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Truck driver arrested on several drunk driving charges


Illinois State Police report the arrest of a Roodhouse, Illinois truck driver who has been arrested and charged with multiple drunk driving charges after a traffic accident Monday night.

Gary Lemons was driving west on I-72 in Pike County, Illinois, when just before 11 PM, he drove his semi-trailer into a wooded area. He stated he fell asleep while driving.

He was arrested for DUI, illegal transportation of an alcoholic beverage, improper lane usage, driving while fatigued, operation of a commercial motor vehicle while under the influence, and unlawful possession of alcohol in a commercial motor vehicle.

Lemons suffered minor injuries.



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