Authorities are still investigating a wreck early Sunday morning that killed a 39-year-old New Berlin man. Kevin Becker died when he was partially ejected from his vehicle after losing control on the Waverly blacktop near New Berlin. Witnesses told police that Becker appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed on Route 54 at around 3:45 Sunday morning. He lost control when he attempted to turn onto the blacktop. Becker was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 38-year-old Springfield man is in critical condition after crashing the tow truck he was driving west of the city Saturday afternoon. 38-year-old Aaron Carpenter was ejected from the truck after it ran off of Old Jacksonville Road and overturned. Witnesses reportedly stopped and rendered aid to Carpenter until emergency crews arrived. That accident remains under investigation.