Illinois State Police say a Winchester man is dead after being pulled under the rear tire of a lowboy trailer.

The accident happened at 4:02 Monday afternoon along Brown County Road 675-E a mile south of Mt. Sterling. Preliminary investigation shows that 43 year old Troy Dolen of Winchester was standing in front of the rear tires of a lowboy trailer when the truck driver pulled the vehicle forwards. Dolen was airlifted to St. Johns Hospital in Springfield where he died of his injuries. Troopers say no charges have been filed.

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