Illinois State Police side of vehicle

CISSNA PARK — Kevin T. Hansen, 28, of Cissna Park, died from injuries he sustained in a Tuesday crash with a farm implement.

Hansen was driving on Illinois Route 49 in Iroquois County when he rear-ended a grain wagon being pulled by a tractor. The crash occurred at 6:19 p.m. at 979N Road, 4 miles north of Cissna Park.

Hansen was pronounced dead at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, according to Illinois State Police District 21. The driver of the tractor, a 63-year-old man from Onarga, was transported to Hoopeston Hospital with minor injuries.

A preliminary investigation by state police indicated the tractor driver was turning onto his farm property pulling two loaded grain wagons when the crash occurred.

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