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Man killed in weekend wreck

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A man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Jackson County, Illinois, over the weekend, according to the sheriff's office. 

The sheriff's office responded to the report of a truck that crashed in the yard of a home at 7:13 a.m. on Saturday in Oraville. Deputies say a 2003 Ford F-150 was headed north on Highway 4 when it failed to negotiate a curve.

The driver, 49-year-old Stephen Shaffer of Campbell Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jackson County Coroner's Office. Deputies say Shaffer was not wearing a seat belt. An accident reconstruction officer with the sheriff's office is investigating the crash. 

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