MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - One person was killed and two others injured in a crash on Interstate 72 near mile post 150 Wednesday night.

The crash scene was just past the Argenta exit.

ISP said three vehicles were involved in the crash.

Police said a service truck was working on a broken down semi on the side of the road. Another semi rear-ended the broken down semi, which then hit the service truck.

The service truck operator, 32-year-old Erick Ervin, was taken by helicopter to the hospital, but did not survive.

Police said the driver of the semi, 42-year-old Shawn Morrison of Springfield, rear-ended the semi that was broken down, pushing it into the service truck. 

Morrison was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the broken down semi, 27-year-old Andrii Shvabskyi of Macomb, Michigan, was also transported to the hospital with injuries. 

Morrison was preliminarily charged with a Scott's Law violation for failing to yield to a stationary vehicle and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.  

The roadway was closed for about nine hours.

All lanes reopened to traffic at 6:35 a.m.

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