Semi driver cited after rear-ending U-Haul on interstate

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MARTINSVILLE, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A semi driver was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed after his vehicle rear-ended a U-Haul trailer on I-70 Thursday afternoon.

Kenny Horn, 56, of Ohio was driving a 2013 Freightliner Truck Tractor Semi-Trailer westbound on I-70 at mile post 137 in Clark County, Illinois. According to Illinois State Police, Horn failed to reduce speed to slower traffic and rear-ended a U-Haul trailer attached to an SUV driven by Mackenzie A. Wamhoff, 28, of Oklahoma.

Both vehicles left the roadway and came to rest in the center median.

Horn refused medical treatment. Wamhoff and two passengers, including a one-year-old girl, were transported to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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