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Charleston man killed in collision on Clarksville Road
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Charleston man killed in collision on Clarksville Road


WESTFIELD — The Illinois State Police has reported that a Charleston man was killed Friday morning when his passenger car was involved in a head on collision with a semitrailer truck on the Clarksville Road in Clark County.

The State Police reported that Wade C. Schaefer, 32, was driving east at 6:19 a.m. on Clarksville Road, just east of Cleone Road, when his car crossed into the westbound path of a semitrailer driven by Matthew W. Locker of Knightstown, Ind. Police reported Schaefer died at the scene of this crash, which occurred between Westfield and Mill Creek Lake.


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Rob Stroud is a reporter for the JG-TC, covering the city of Mattoon, Lake Land College, Cumberland County and areas including Oakland, Casey and Martinsville.

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