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Head On Collision Monday Halts Traffic In DeWitt County

Non-life threatening injuries were all that was reported as part of a head on collision on Route 10 in Clinton Monday night.

At approximately 5 pm, a Chevy Silverado driven by 33-year old Jeremy D. Duffer collided head on with a Mitsibishi Lancer driven by Robert. L Butler III. According to the DeWitt County Sheriff's Deparment, Duffer was westbound on Route 10, a quarter mile from the Logan/DeWitt County line, when he lost control of his Silverado, over corrected, and ended up in the westbound lane, colliding with Butler.

Both drivers and a passenger in Butler's vehicle were transported by EMS for non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic was slowed and redirected for nearly an hour while the scene was cleaned up.

Duffer was issued a citation for driving too fast for conditions.

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