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3-Car Accident On Interstate 64 In Southern Illinois Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured

A 3-car automobile accident on Friday night has left one man dead and five men injured. The accident occurred on Interstate 64 in Southern Illinois.

According to police, 21-year-old Maurice Currie, of Centralia, was the man killed. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Currie was a passenger in a car that was struck by a semi truck. Currie was in the backseat of the car; the car’s driver and three other passengers were injured during the accident and sent to hospitals.

A driver of a third vehicle involved in the crash was also hurt.


The accident appears to have been caused by icy conditions prevalent in the area at the time.

Additional information and possible updates can be found in media sources including the January 21 PJStar.com story titled “1 killed, 5 hurt in crash on icy southern Illinois road.”

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