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Ferry closed to semi trucks, vehicles pulling trailers

A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Marion on Tuesday night. 1 driver killed, 1 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Rte. 3. A deadly multi-vehicle shutdown Route 3 at the Union-Alexander County line for several hours on Monday. Deadly crash shuts down Rte. 3 at Union-Alexander County...
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Leaders gathered in Cairo for updates on the Alexander-Cairo port project

CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) -Illinois state leaders gathered at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers with an update on the Alexander-Cairo port project. It’s a project those in Alexander county and southern Illinois have been waiting on for some time. “Everyone of us up here, democrat and republican,...
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One killed, one hurt in Route 3 crash

UNION COUNTY, Ill (WJPF) – One person was killed, another was hurt in the four vehicle crash Monday near the Union-Alexander County Line. It happened at about 9:30 a.m. on Route 3. Illinois State Police say Catherine Newell, 53, of Grand Tower, was driving an SUV northbound when she...
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Shawnee Community College celebrates Juneteenth

Arrest made in Butler County kidnapping and assault. Deadly crash shuts down Rte. 3 at Union-Alexander County line. One driver was killed and one driver was flown to a hospital with injuries after a four-vehicle crash on Rte. 3 near the Union-Alexander County line Monday morning.
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1 killed in crash on Route 3 near Union-Alexander county line

UNION COUNTY, Ill. (KBSI) – Route 3 at the Union-Alexander county line is shut down after a deadly four-vehicle crash Monday morning. Catherine Newell, 53, of Grand Tower was driving a white 2006 GMC Yukon north on Route 3 about one quarter mile south of the Union County line in Alexander County. Louis Licka, 67, of Buncombe was driving a white GMC pickup truck south. Austin, Meyer, 21, of Festus, Mo. was driving a white 2017 Peterbilt truck-tractor semi-trailer combination south behind Licka’s pickup truck, according to Illinois State Police.
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Deadly crash shuts down Rte. 3 at Union-Alexander County line

A deadly multi-vehicle shutdown Route 3 at the Union-Alexander County line for several hours on Monday. 2 drivers seriously injured in head-on crash on Route 3 near Grand Tower. Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 7:30 AM CDT. |. Two drivers were seriously injured in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon on...
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One killed, one hurt in Route 3 crash at Union-Alexander County line in IL

One person was killed and another was hurt in a four vehicle crash Monday near the Union-Alexander County Line in Illinois. It happened around 9:30 a.m. on Route 3. Illinois State Police say 53-year-old Catherine Newell, of Grand Tower, was driving an SUV northbound when she crossed the centerline. Her vehicle first side-swiped a pickup truck and a tractor trailer following behind before hitting a second pickup truck head on. The driver of the pickup truck hit head-on died of their injuries. Newell was flown from the scene with serious injuries. The drivers of the side-swiped vehicles were not hurt. Route 3 was closed for over 4 hours while emergency crews were on the scene.
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