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Rock Falls business owner dies in snowmobile accident

Published: Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 4:34 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 4:41 p.m. CDT
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Timothy W. “Rottweiler” Litwiller

A Rock Falls business owner died Saturday of injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident in Wisconsin.

Timothy W. “Rottweiler” Litwiller, 46, of Milledgeville, owner of Industrial Coating at 1108 E. 17th St., was riding a trail in Mercer, Wis. when his sled left the trail and struck several trees, Iron County Sheriff Tony Furyk said in a news release.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors, the release said. The accident is under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Litwiller, a 1986 Milledgeville High School graduate, was a member of the Milledgeville Mens Club and the Elkhorn Creek Runners snowmobile club.

He is survived by his wife, Susan, and children, Troy, 16, and Megan, 13.

Click here for his obituary.

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