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Illinois Man Escapes Injury In Semi Rollover In O'Brien County

Fri 5-19-2017

(Primghar)-- An Illinois man escaped injury when a semi he was driving overturned early Thursday in O'Brien county.

The Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Jared Wengelewski of Watseka, Illinois was driving a 2009 Peterbilt tractor pulling a trailer loaded with calves when a gust of wind caused him to lose control. The rig went into the east ditch where it rolled onto its side.

Some of the calves were killed in the incident.

The tractor and trailer were both totaled.

The crash took place shortly after 1:30 am in the area of County Roads M12 and Vine Avenue in O'Brien county.