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Hoopeston kicks-off Carle flu clinics

Vermilion County residents can take advantage of Carle's community flu clinics beginning today (Tuesday). The clinics are being held in several East Central Illinois communities now through November 30.

The Charlotte Ann Russell Medical Center in Hoopeston at 801 E. Orange Street is the announced-location for the first clinic. It runs today from 8 – 10 am. Flu shots will be available for those 6 months and older.

No appointment is necessary at the flu clinics.

Carle Physician Group patients may choose direct billing and are advised you must bring your clinic number and insurance card. Medicare patients must bring their Medicare cards for direct billing. Other patients should be prepared to pay at the time of service.

Seasonal flu shots will cost $40 and high-dose flu shots $55.

An afternoon clinic will also be held in Hoopeston September 25.

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Car-tractor colission in Iroquois County

Iroquois County Sheriff's Police investigated a two vehicle colission Sunday involving a car and a tractor.  it occurred on a one-lane bridge at 2500E near the Old Texas Bridge.  Mo injury was reported.

Patrick Elliott of Watseka was southbound on 2500E on the one-lane bridge when Robert Mossman of Kentland, Indiana was operating a farm tractor was headed north, attempting to cross the bridge.  Police said Mossman failed to observe Elliott's vehcile.  They collided head-on at a slow rate of speed.

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Motorcycle accident kills man near Fairbury

The Livingston County Sheriff's Department and the Coroner's Office is investigating a fatal accident (Sunday) that killed a man near Fairbury. The Sheriff's office reported the mishap involved a mini-van and a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn't been released. The driver of the minivan, whose name also has not been released, was released after being treated at the scene.

The accident occurred just before 4 pm about three miles south of Fairbury, at the intersection of Livingston County Roads 2200 East and 600 North.

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Sheriff’s deputies respond to crash in Vermilion County

Vermilion County Sheriff's Police investigated an accident Saturday afternoon near the Vermilion Regional Airport.

Police reported an Auburn, Illinois man was southbound on Bowman Road when his vehicle went off the side of the pavement. The driver over-corrected causing the driver to be ejected. The vehicle ended up in a ditch.

The 23-year-old driver was critically hurt and taken to Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

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Watseka woman dies in Iroquois County accident

A Watseka woman died from injuries Friday night in a head-on collision in Iroquois County. Illinois State Police reported the accident happened just before 7:30 on Route 1 at County Road 1350 N.

55-year-old Suzette Chamness was northbound when her car crossed the center line colliding with a southbound pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old male from Cissna Park.

The 17-year-old for minor injuries at Iroquois Memorial Hospital.

Chamness was pronounced dead shortly after her arrival at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, according to Coroner Bill Cheatum.

The accident remains under investigation.

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