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Herrin man injured in I-57 crash

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A Herrin man was injured Thursday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 57.

According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 2:45 p.m. at mile marker 57.2 in Williamson County.

Police say Jonathan Scott Thetford, 31, of Herrin, received major injuries and was taken to Heartland Hospital in Marion.

Crash investigators say Thretford was southbound on I-57 and reached down for a cigarette, and lost control of his SUV. Police say the SUV hit a guard rail and overturned.

The SUV was consumed by fire.

Thetford faces charges of improper lane usage and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

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