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Decatur Man Killed In A Head On Accident In Christian County

Fri, 15 Jun 2012 07:18:22 CDT
(Christian County)--A Decatur man was killed in a head on accident Wednesday afternoon on Route 51 near North County Road 900 in Christian County. According to State Police, a vehicle driven by 80 year old Janet Tankersley of Assumption was southbound on Route 51. Another vehicle driven by 46 year old James Kinderman of Decatur was northbound.

Reportedly Kinderman crossed over into the other lane, and struck Tankersley's vehicle head on. Kinderman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Christian County Coroner's Office. Tankersley was taken to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

Route 51 was shut down as a result of the accident.


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