Augusta man killed in McDonough County crash

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Police said a 60-year-old man from Augusta, Illinois died when his car rolled several times after rear-ending a pickup truck.

Police said Dennis Coventon was westbound on U.S. Highway 136 just west of McDonough County Road 750E when his car struck the rear of a Ford F250.

Coventon lost control of his car.

Police said the car rolled several times and hit a utility pole.  Coventon was ejected from the car.

Police said Coventon was not wearing a seat belt.

Two people from Gibson, Florida were in the pickup truck.  The 34-year-old woman driving the pickup had minor injuries, and a 32-year-old male passenger was not hurt. 


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