2 killed when dump trucks collide

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MACON/PIATT COUNTIES, Ill. (WCIA) — Two people are dead after an accident between two dump trucks. It happened about 5:20 pm, Monday, on Route 105, at North East County Line Road, just south of Cerro Gordo.

Authorities say the trucks collided when one failed to stop for a sign at the intersection.

It hit the driver’s side of the second truck, killing that driver. A passenger in the first truck was also killed. The names have not yet been released pending notification of families.

Both are male; the driver who died is a 53-year old from Decatur.

The accident is under investigation. Charges could be filed against the driver who disobeyed the stop sign.

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