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Medics unable to save life of man pinned against wall by semi truck 


A man is dead after being pinned between a wall and a semi truck at a business in Illinois on Wednesday morning. 

The incident happened at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12th in Mackinaw, Illinois. 

According to the Journal-Star, 42-year-old Bradley Willis Jr. was pinned between a wall and a semi truck at Mackinaw Valley Powder Coating for just a “matter of seconds.” First responders arrived and found Willis on the ground, conscious but in critical condition. 

Willis was transported to a hospital in Peoria where he was pronounced dead at 7:35 a.m. The release from the Peoria County Coroner’s Office states that Willis died from multiple blunt-force crush injuries and suffered severe irreversible internal bleeding.


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