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By Daily Journal staff report

MANTENO — One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 57 on Tuesday.

The driver of a 2012 Honda, an 80-year-old man from Hopkins Park, was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to Illinois State Police District 21.

The crash occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. on I-57 southbound at mile marker 322.

A preliminary investigation indicated traffic was backed up at mile marker 322 due to the construction zone.

The driver of a Peterbilt semi-tractor trailer, Floyd E. Hochstetler, 58, of Pryor, Okla., failed to stop and rear ended an International semi-tractor trailer and the Honda.

Hochstetler was issued a ticket for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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