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Jackson Co. Fatal Accident Under Investigation


Authorities are investigating a fatal accident in western Jackson County.
The Jackson County Sheriff's department says 21-year-old Jonathan Kranawetter was killed Sunday night when the car he was driving traveled off Neunert Road near Gorham.  Deputies say the car overturned in a farm field.  Kranawetter was ejected from the vehicle.  He was taken to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, where he later died.