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Missouri Man Injured in Monday Morning Crash in Perry County

DU QUOIN – A man was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Perry County Monday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, 30-year-old Jake R. Basler of Jonesboro was driving his semi with trailer south on Illinois 13 just west of Plum Road as another vehicle driven by 30-year-old Edward S. Kampelman of Chesterfield, MO was traveling north in the same direction.

For unknown reasons Basler drove into the northbound lane striking Kampelman.

Kampelman was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

Basler was cited for improper lane usage.