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Monroe City, Mo., man injured in McDonough County crash

By Herald-Whig
Posted: Jul. 9, 2019 5:20 pm

MACOMB, Ill. -- A Monroe City, Mo., man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday in McDonough County.

The Illinois State Police in Macomb said a 2016 Mack dump truck driven by Aron K. Sowers, 50, of Colchester was heading north on McDonough County Road 350E and was attempting to cross the westbound lane of Ill. 336 when it collided with a 2006 International box truck driven by Richard K. Seward, 63, of Monroe City. Both vehicles ended up in a ditch northwest of the intersection.

Seward was taken to McDonough District Hospital for treatment of what was described as minor injuries.

Sowers was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection.

The McDonough County Sheriff's Department, Colchester Fire and Rescue and the MDH Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.

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