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Truck collides with tractor in Hancock County

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Emergency crews at the scene. Emergency crews at the scene.
People checking out the wreckage at the crash site. People checking out the wreckage at the crash site.
Traffic backed up near the crash site. Traffic backed up near the crash site.
HANCOCK COUNTY, Ill. (WGEM) -

Authorities said a driver was taken to a hospital after a collision with a small tractor in Hancock County on Friday morning.

The crash happened south of Carthage on IL 336 at approximately 9:30 a.m. It involved a small pickup and a small tractor pulling a mower.

A Hancock County Sheriff's deputy said the pickup driver looked down at his radio and when he looked up, he rear-ended the tractor. He said the pickup driver would be ticketed.

The extent of the pickup driver's injuries was unknown.The driver of the tractor was not injured.

The southbound lanes were completely closed for a short time while tow trucks were brought in to remove the vehicles.

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