Knox County man killed in truck crash

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A man from Altona, Illinois died after the truck he was driving crashed Sunday morning, April 15, 2012.

Police said the single-unit truck was southbound on Lyndon Road at Spring Valley Road in Whiteside County, Illinois, when the truck overturned in a curve.   The truck then slid on its side into a ditch along the road, where the truck landed on its top.

Police said the driver of the truck, 49-year-old Jeffrey Flicek of Altona, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Flicek was alone in his truck and no other vehicles were involved.