Mt. Morris man killed in Winnebago County wreck

WINNEBAGO – A 31-year-old Mt. Morris man was killed when a semi collided with his his sports utility vehicle at 4:04 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road, a State Police preliminary accident report said.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office said it would release the man’s identity Wednesday.

According to the State Police report, the semi driven by Paul L. Kaeser, 67, of Monona, Iowa, was westbound on U.S. 20, failed to stop at the traffic light and struck the front end of the northbound SUV.

The driver died at the scene.