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Crash claims life of Manteno man

August 17, 2018

MANTENO — Jeremiah T. Spainhour, of Manteno, died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Thursday.

According to Illinois State Police District 21, Spainhour was northbound on U.S. 45/52 at 8000N Road at 7:39 a.m.

A preliminary investigation indicated Spainhour’s 2012 Nissan Altima crossed the center line and crashed head on into the rear tires of a 2015 Kenworth tractor-trailer pulling a gravel hauler trailer.

Spainhour was transported to Riverside medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The Kenworth was driven by a 47-year-old Forrest man.

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