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Marengo man dies in Boone County crash

A Marengo man died following a two-vehicle crash Monday in Caledonia, according to the Boone County Coroner’s Office.

Robert D. Butzow, 75, died from chest injuries sustained after his vehicle collided with a semi near Route 173 and Caledonia Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Butzow was traveling south on Caledonia Road at around 12:30 p.m. Monday when his vehicle entered the intersection at Route 173 and was struck by the eastbound semi.

The driver of the semi was treated for minor injuries at the scene and later released.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the incident.

— Lawerence Synett

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