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Mendota Man Killed In Crash With Combine

Posted by wlpo on October 21, 2010

State Police say 58 year old James Hampton was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash at the intersection of East 8th Road and North 33rd Road just north of I-80.

Investigators say Hampton was southbound on East 8th Road when Dennis McConnville of Peru pulled out in front of him.  McConnville was ticketed for failing to yield at a stop intersection.  He was taken to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

Hampton was driving a pickup truck while McConnville was in a combine.  The crash happened Wednesday morning at 11:30.

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