Man killed in Marathon County crash identified

Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 9:16 AM CDT
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HALDER, Wis. (WSAW) - The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a man killed Saturday night as a result of a traffic crash.

Authorities said the victim is Antonio Verdone, 19. He is from the Stratford area. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

The crash happened Saturday night around 9:15 p.m. near County Road C several miles west of County Road S, in the township of Green Valley. That location is south of Halder and north of Milladore.

Preliminary investigation has determined the vehicle was traveling eastbound on County Road C, when it left the roadway and struck the embankment of a driveway. The vehicle rolled due to the impact.

Verdone died at the scene.

Assisting the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office were the Stratford Police Department, Stratford Fire Department, Green Valley First Responders, and the Marathon County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.