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Man listed as critical after accident

DIXON – A Dixon man was in critical condition Friday at a Peoria hospital after being struck by a car just before 6 p.m. Tuesday while crossing Galena Avenue near Family Video.

According to a news release from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Frederick Rogers, 42, was walking east across Galena Avenue at its intersection with Fifth Street when a car driven by Sharon Wagner, of Dixon, struck him.

Rogers was flown first to a Rockford hospital before being taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Lee County Sheriff John Varga said on Friday that his office was still investigating the crash.

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