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Clay Co. man killed in crash on I-70

Friday, November 22, 2002

Donald W. Tallman, 70, of 605 W. Jackson St., Brazil, was killed Thursday on I-70 at the 16 mile marker, near the SR 42 overpass in Vigo County.

Indiana State Police report Tallman was stopped on I-70 westbound in the driving lane. The car attempted to make a U-turn onto eastbound I-70. Meanwhile, a semi attempted to pass the Tallman car in the passing lane. Tallman turned in front of the semi, according to the police report.

The semi, driven by Mark A. Unger, 44, of Frankfort, Ind., hit the Tallman car on the driver's side. Both vehicles came to rest in the median of I-70.

Unger was not injured in the crash. The crash occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m.

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