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Kentucky Semi Driver Injured in Early Friday Morning Crash on I-64 in Wayne County

BARNHILL TOWNSHIP – A Kentucky semi driver was injured in a single vehicle crash early Friday morning in Wayne County.

According to Illinois State Police, 63-year-old Larry M. Vaughn of Louisville was driving his semi with a trailer east on I-64 at milepost 115 when the semi left the roadway to the right around 2:15 a.m. Vaughn overcorrected and overturned onto I-64 and came to rest blocking both lanes of eastbound traffic. Vaughn was airlifted to a regional hospital with serious injuries. He was cited for improper lane use.

The eastbound lanes were shut down for six hours for cleanup and recovery. No further information will be released.