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Tonica man faces DUI charge after accident

Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 9:49 a.m. CDT

Robert Freeman, 68, of Tonica, was arrested by La Salle County Sheriff’s police May 13, following a single-vehicle accident in Deer Park Township.

Freeman was southbound on 8th Road and lost control of his vehicle, driving into a guardrail on the Vermilion Bridge.

As a result of the crash, Freeman was charged with DUI and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper lane usage and driving in the wrong lane.

Freeman was transported to La Salle County jail, where he posted bond and was released.

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