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One Man Died in I-80 Crash Near Morris

One Man Died in I-80 Crash Near Morris

A crash involving a jack-knifed semi-trailer on I-80 has killed a North Carolina man. The accident took place near County Road 27 near Morris, Illinois.

On Thursday, September 20th, Norman Hargus was driving a 2009 red Freightliner box truck in the west bound lanes of I-80. At approximately 2:09 p.m., Hargus hit the back of a silver Kia Soul. Hargus’ truck then jack-knifed and struck the back of a blue Freightliner box truck.

The 41-year-old Hargus, of Lenior, N.C, died at the scene of the accident. No other injuries were reported by police. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

An accident involving motor vehicles can happen at a moment’s notice. If you or a loved one knows someone who has been injured in an accident with a semi-trailer, call Spiros Law, P.C., at (815) 929-9292 to discuss enlisting a professional legal representative who may be able to help you.