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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Genoa man killed in tugboat accident on Mississippi River

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LA CROSSE - A southwest Wisconsin man was found dead yesterday in a tugboat that crashed over the roller gates of a Mississippi River lock near La Crosse, and tipped over. The body of 22-year-old Tyler Trussoni of Genoa was recovered from the second deck of the Megan Mc-“B,” about nine hours after the incident was first reported.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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