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Carlyle Man Killed In Dump Truck Accident

A Carlyle man was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred on I-64 in Washington County on October 23rd. The truck accident was caused by the front tire on the dump truck blowing out and then the truck crashed into the median and rolled over. According to The Belleville News-Democrat, the driver was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver was taken to a local hospital but quickly died as a result of the severe personal injuries sustained in the truck accident.