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Dixon man killed in Lee County crash

Bureau County Sheriff’s Office – Studstill Media Photo

DIXON – A Dixon man is dead after a rural two vehicle crash in Lee County on Thursday afternoon.  According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, they were called around 3:30 PM to the intersection of Timber Creek Road and Illinois 26 for a crash with injuries.  Authorities say a 29-year-old Dixon man was traveling west on Timber Creek Road when he allegedly entered the intersection with Illinois 26 and collided with a vehicle driven by 61-year-old Steven Bierdeman of Dixon who was traveling south on Illinois 26.  The 29-year-old was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, however Bierdeman was pronounced dead at the scene.  The crash remains under investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Lee Country Coroner’s Office.

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