One person is dead following a one vehicle rollover crash in Waushara County.
According to a news release from the Waushara County Sheriff's Department, a 911 call came in just before 4:30 Friday afternoon reporting a crash on Badger Road in the Town of Leon, just west of Poy Sippi. Authorities say the vehicle was found in a yard, where it had come to rest after hitting a stump and an electric pole.
The driver of the vehicle, Jason Schneider, 27, from Pine River was pronounced dead by the county coroner. The passenger, Tyler Yonke, 26, from the Bloomfield area was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation. Authorities say speed, alcohol, and failure to wear safety restraints appear to be contributing factors in the crash.
This is the 3rd traffic fatality for Waushara County this year.
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