One dead in Green County crash

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MONROE (WKOW) -- Green County officials pronounced a man dead at the scene after he lost control of his truck going around a corner Wednesday morning.

According to a news release from Green County sheriff Jeff Skatrud, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown several hundred feet from the truck in the crash.

The time of the incident is unclear, as the crash site was not reported until 6:12 a.m. Wednesday.

The crash occurred on State Highway 59 northeast of Monroe, just east of Greenbush Road.

Later in the day on Wednesday, Sheriff Skatrud identified the driver as 27-year-old Cody J. Martin of Monroe.

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