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Hinckley man dies after snowmobile crash

Published: Monday, March 11, 2013 1:11 p.m. CST

HINCKLEY – A Hinckley man was killed after striking a fence with his snowmobile early Sunday morning.

DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller pronounced William K. Danekas, 56, dead at 1:45 a.m. at the scene. Danekas was apparently driving his snowmobile west in a field by Duffy Road when the accident occurred. 

The incident is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected, according to a news release from the coroner.

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