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Semi overturns on highway median near Marion

A tractor-trailer truck flipped over after drifting off Interstate 57 about 2:25 a.m. Friday just south of Marion.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes, according to a release from Illinois State Police.

No one was injured in the crash.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, 54-year-old Haider Aldaibil of Dearborn, Michigan, was cited for improper lane usage.

The southbound lanes of I-57 were closed for about two and a half hours as crews investigated and cleared the accident scene.

Dana Rieck: 618-239-2642, @ByDanaRieck

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