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Semi-truck Crash Results In Fatality In Montgomery County

A man involved in a Montgomery County Crash on Thursday has died. The incident took place on Thursday at 1:04 PM involving two semi-trucks.  The vehicles were approaching construction zone traffic near milepost 75 on I-55 North.  A semi-truck driven by 46-year-old Darin W. Hoener of Canton, Missouri slowed down for traffic and was struck by 67-year-old Frank Amendola of Somonauk. IL. 


Amendola was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. Northbound lanes were closed down for nearly 5 hours for crash reconstruction and recovery.  Hoener was uninjured in the crash. 

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