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Two Vehicle Accident

On 02-26-17 at 5:12 pm, Deputies responded to the intersection of Il Rte 64 and Chana Rd for a two vehicle accident. After a short investigation it was learned that a 2012 Honda Civic driven by Lyle Deuth (92) of Chana was traveling sourthbound on Chana Rd when Deuth failed to yield to a 2005 Ford Utility truck traveling eastbound on Il Rte 64 by James Madsen (56) of West Chicago causing the 2005 Ford to overturn and catch fire. Deuth was issued a citation for Failure to Yield at an Intersection. Both drivers refused medical attention. Deputies were assisted by Oregon Fire and Ambulance as well as Illinois State Police. The accident remains under investigation.