Gary A. Davis, 59, of Lewistown was westbound driving a blue 1993
Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck.
Two vehicles, each pulling trailers with llamas, were eastbound
on Route 136. The first was a brown 2006 Ford Expedition with a
silver 2003 Featherlite trailer driven by Judy D. Hofreiter, 58,
Following Hofreiter was Chrystal R. Chaddock, 53, of Canton
driving a black and grey Dodge Ram pickup with a grey 1993 Sommerset
Davis' vehicle crossed over the centerline and collided with
In an attempt to avoid the collision, Chaddock swerved into the
south ditch area but struck the right rear portion of Hofreiter's
Hofreiter's vehicle became fully engulfed in fire.
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Hofreiter had non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to
St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria by the Logan County Paramedic
Association. Hofreiter then was flown to Loyola Medical Center in
Maywood for treatment of third-degree burns.
Davis had life-threatening injuries and was flown to St. Francis
Medical Center in Peoria by St. Francis Life Flight.
One llama was injured and received treatment at the scene.
Additional agencies assisting were Logan County Sheriff's
Department, Mason County Sheriff's Department, Emden Fire Department
and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The crash remains under investigation by the Illinois State
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