Illinois State Police on Saturday afternoon were handling a fatal crash in the Hamel area.
A pickup and a tractor-trailer collided near the intersection of Illinois 140 and Illinois 4. The pickup ended up almost completely under the trailer portion of the tractor-trailer.
The driver of the pickup, a male, was killed, according to witnesses.
Witnesses got to the truck quickly after the crash and tried to help, but authorities said the driver of the pickup was killed on impact.
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Additional details were not immediately available.