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DeKalb man airlifted after crash Monday

Published: Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 7:14 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 8:04 a.m. CDT

DeKALB - A 61-year-old DeKalb man was flown to a Rockford hospital after his vehicle collided with a semi-tractor about 3 p.m. Monday.

The man, whose identity DeKalb police did not release Monday night because his family hadn't been notified, was driving east on Fairview Avenue when a semi-tractor tried to turn into the Nestle Distribution Center, DeKalb Police Sgt. Mark Tehan said. The crash happened west of Peace Road.

The 61-year-old DeKalb man was the only person in his vehicle, and the semi-tractor driver was not injured, Tehan said.

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