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At approximately 6:32 p.m. on August 23, 2016 the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to W. Chicago Road and Duck Lake Road in Allen Township for Semi tractor trailer vs motor vehicle personal injury accident.

The investigation revealed that Daniel Robert Lavergne, 36 of 8520 W. Chicago Rd was traveling west bound on W. Chicago Rd when he started doing a U turn on W. Chicago Rd and was struck by a Semi tractor trailer that was also traveling westbound on W. Chicago Rd.

The Semi was operated by Larry N. Isley 68 of 213 Fulton Ave, Rochester Indiana.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

Lavergne was found at fault for improper turn.

Sheriff’s Department deputies were assisted on scene by Somerset Township Fire and Rescue and the Allen Fire Department.