Man Killed in Rural Boone County Car Crash

BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) -- A man is dead after police say he slammed his truck into a tree Tuesday afternoon in rural Boone County.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department says a Lifeline helicopter wasn't able to respond to the scene because of the weather.

Deputies say the coroner will have to determine if the delay contributed to the man's death.

The crash happened around 3:45 p.m on the 9600 block of Lawrenceville Road, which is West of Belvidere.

Investigators say the man was heading West when skidded off the road and slammed into that tree. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance where he later died.

The crash remain under investigation.

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