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Man Gets Run Over in his Driveway by Semi

STERLING – A man died after being run over by a semi-truck in his driveway on Monday in rural Steward. According to Illinois State Police, they responded to a resident on 1500 IL Route 251 in rural Steward after a report a person had been run over. According to Authorities, 54 year old Derrick G. Finley of Michigan, driver of the semi, pulled into the driveway of a residence to turn around and as the property owner, 61-year-old Robert L. Barkei attempted to make contact with the driver, he was allegedly run over by the semi. Police say Finley continued onto the highway without stopping. Law enforcement reportedly located the semi at a truck stop in Rochelle, where Finley was taken into custody and charged with aggravated leaving the scene of a fatal accident. He was transported to the Lee County Jail with bond yet to be set.

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