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Wood County deputies investigate deadly head-on collision

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Published: Aug. 6, 2021 at 7:01 PM CDT
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Township of Saratoga, Wis. (WSAW) - The Wood County Sheriff’s Department said one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in the Township of Saratoga.

According to a press release, the crash happened on State Highway 73 near Evergreen Ave. A semi was traveling westbound and a car was driving eastbound when the car entered the westbound lane and the vehicles collided head-on.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was taken to Aspirus Riverview Hospital for minor injuries. The victim’s name has not been released.

Wisconsin State Patrol responded and assisted with the crash investigation. A press release said the crash happened at 12:50 p.m. State Highway 73 was closed between County Highway U and State Highway 13 for several hours but reopened at 7:36 p.m.

The crash is still under investigation.

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