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Fatal Car Crash in Hancock County

May 25, 2020

Illinois State Police said Myron Beeler, 68, of Warsaw was pronounced dead at the scene on Warsaw Road. The crash happened shortly after 4:00 a.m. Monday.

State Police said Beeler was a passenger in the car driven by Joseph Krumey, 29, also of Warsaw.

State Police said Krumey lost control of the vehicle on a curve. The car left the road, struck a ditch with a rock ledge, and overturned.

Krumey suffered minor injuries.

He is charged with Reckless Homicide, Aggravated DUI, and Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Crash.