Man killed in ATV wreck

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Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

JONESBORO, Ill. - An Illinois man died Wednesday morning after wrecking an ATV.

The Union County Sheriff's Office identifies the victim as 28-year-old Stephen Wheaton of Jonesboro.

Investigators tell Local 6 someone reported the crash at 7:40 Wednesday morning, just off of Route 146.

When they arrived, they found Wheaton's body.  They say the ATV overturned down an embankment and crashed into a creek.  It pinned Wheaton underneath.

The investigation continues.

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