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Man from Sesser fatally injured in Jefferson County crash

Posted by on Monday, March 5th, 2018 @ 2:28 pm.

JEFFERSON CO., Ill. - A truck-v-pedestrian accident claimed the life of a Sesser man Sunday.

Illinois State Police in District 13 DuQuoin worked the accident, which occurred on Interstate 57 last night (Sunday, March 4) at 7:48 p.m.

According to preliminary investigative reports, David J. Gayton, 50, of Sesser, was standing in the center of three lanes on I-57 northbound at milepost 96 last night at that time.

A 2018 Volvo truck/tractor semi-trailer combination being operated by Christopher A. Stafford, 41, of Shepherdsville, Kentucky, was northbound on I-57 at that location and was unable to slow before striking Gayton.

Authorities pronounced Gayton dead at the scene.

No charges or citations were issued in the incident.

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