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Illinois man killed in Grant County accident

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MT. IDA - A semi-truck driver was killed yesterday in a crash in far southwest Wisconsin.

Grant County authorities said 38-year-old Michael Schoenbeck of Grant Park, Illinois lost control of his rig on a curve, and it struck a mailbox and a tree. Officials said Schoenbeck was not wearing a seat belt. It happened late yesterday morning on Highway 18 near Mount Ida.

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The truck was owned by Ray Dettmering Farms of Peotone, Illinois, and was hauling wheels for railroad cars. One lane of Highway 18 was closed for six hours for clean-up and investigation.

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