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Plane crashes near Newark

Posted by wlpo on September 13, 2014

A small plane crash near Newark sent the two people on board to a hospital.

The crash of the light sport airplane happened Friday  afternoon west of Cushing Field near the La Salle and Kendall County line. Investigators think the plane got tangled in power lines and went down. Over a thousand people living in Newark, Sheridan and Serena lost power.

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

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Crash near Newark kills a man from Plano

Posted by wlpo on August 19, 2014

The morning drive between Millington and Newark came to an abrupt halt due to a head-on crash near the La Salle and Kendall County Line.   A man was killed.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Raymond Boudreau Jr. of Plano was heading south on Fox River Drive around 6:30am Tuesday when he crossed the center line and crashed head-on with Susan Smith of Millington. Both were driving pickup trucks.

Boudreau was pronounced dead at the scene. Smith was taken to Valley West Hospital in Sandwich. Her injuries weren’t life threatening.  Sheriff’s deputies were investigating the cause of the crash.

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