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Wyanet man identified as fatal crash victim

Posted by wlpo on October 12, 2016

If you’ve been following the story about a fatal crash south of Manlius Tuesday afternoon, the driver killed in the wreck is 29-year-old Daniel Nelson of Wyanet.

Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Bureau County coroner. The head on collision involved Nelson’s pickup truck collided with a semi on Route 40 just north of Interstate 80. The semi driver was not hurt.

Crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation shut down Route 40 after the crash. You’ll hear more details as they become available.


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