Oregon man receives 30 months probation in fatal boating accident

Marc Mongan, 48, of Oregon, was sentenced by Ogle County Circuit Court Judge John Redington Tuesday morning for his part in the fatal accident of Megan Wells, of Rockford, two years ago.

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