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Person killed after accident involving semi and pick-up in New Athens

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NEW ATHENS, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Police said the driver of a pick-up was killed after his car was slammed into by a semi in New Athens Thursday afternoon.

Authorities said the accident happened on Illinois State Highway 13 near its intersection with Werner Road. Police said the driver of the semi lost control causing the vehicle to go into oncoming traffic. The semi struck the pick-up head on.

The driver of the pick-up was killed. The driver of the semi did not suffer serious injuries.

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