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50 year old Carol A. Fesser, of Taylorville, was traveling south on Campbell approaching the stop sign at Franklin.  Fesser reportedly said she saw a vehicle traveling east but did not see 68 year old Lon W. MCCloske traveling west on Franklin before she proceeded into the intersection.  McCloske told deputies he saw Fesser, and tried to avoid the crash but could not.  No injuries were reported. 

24 year old Kyle S. Hancock, of Nokomis, was traveling south on county hwy. #1 at about 278 north.  He reportedly lost control on the ice covered roadway and drove off into the east ditch, hitting  a large power pole.  There was no damage to the utility pole.  Hancock had damage to the driver door and driver side of his 1992 Honda Civic.

19 year old Taylor R. Kocerek was driving north on county hwy. #5 about 1750 north.  A deer entered the roadway from the west and crossed in front of Kocerek.  Kocerek apparently hit the deer in the roadway, drove away from the scene and came to the Christian County Sheriff's Department to make the report.  Kocerek was not injured.

A Cargo trailer full of scrap metal overturned Monday in the 100 block of N. Hickory Street in Pana after an apparent trailer hitch malfunction. According to reports, the accident caused damage to the street and curbing and to a yard. 49-year-old Michael A. Yucas of Springfield was cited for spilling a load on a highway. 

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