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Watseka: Citywide clean-up this weekend

The City of Watseka conducts its annual citywide clean-up today (Sat) and Sunday.

Dumpsters will be provided at the city-owned yard waste facility on South 2nd Street today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday).

The service is for Watseka residents only. Residency verification will be required. The yard waste facility is open Saturday (today) 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 – 6 pm.

NO ELECTRONIC WASTE WILL BE ACCEPTED .

Other items not accepted include: rocks, dirt, concrete, roofing materials, hazardous liquids, or any type of fuel containers, batteries and tires.

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Update: Livingston County crash victim I.D

A Plainfield woman who died in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on I-55 in Livingston County has been identified. 20-year-old Ashley Borja was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened just before 2 pm.

Livingston County Coroner Danny Watson said the victim's southbound vehicle crossed the median into the northbound lanes and hit two other vehicles, north of Pontiac.

Illinois State Police and Pontiac Police are also involved in the investigation.

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Jasper County crash, Hobart man injured

A Hobart, Indiana man who rolled his pickup truck three times was injured and airlifted after a crash on Interstate 65 in Jasper County.

It happened about 11 am (Friday) north of the Rensselaer exit.

33-year-old Joseph Ellul of Hobart was southbound in a pickup truck. Police say evidence shows Ellul hit the rear-end of the car in front of him. Ellul's pickup then went around to the shoulder but he overcorrected. He went off the right side of the roadway and rolled his truck three times.

Ellul had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was airlifted to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

State police said alcohol may be a factor in this crash. Toxicology results are pending.

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Will County woman killed in I-55 crash

A Plainfield woman who died in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on I-55 in Livingston County has been identified. 20-year-old Ashley Borja was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened just before 2 pm.

Livingston County Coroner Danny Watson said the victim's southbound vehicle crossed the median into the northbound lanes and hit two other vehicles, north of Pontiac.
Illinois State Police and Pontiac Police are also involved in the investigation.

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Will County woman killed in I-55 crash

An un-identified Plainfield woman died in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on I-55 in L:ivingston County.  The 20-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.  The crash happened just before 2 pm.

Livingston County Coroner Danny Watson said the victim's southbound vehicle crossed the median into the northbound lanes and hit two other vehicles, north of Pontiac. 

Illinois State Police and Pontiac Police are also involved in the investigation.

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