Deadly car accident in Waushara County

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WAUSHARA COUNTY, Wis. (WSAW) -- A car accident in Waushara County Monday afternoon claimed the life of a 72-year-old man, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

They say the side mirror of the Dodge Ram hit the tire of a farm tractor while trying to pass it travelling westbound on 21 near Cty X. The impact made the car drift into the other lane, across the ditch and hit a home.

The driver was taken to Berlin Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The 21-year-old driver of the farm tractor was not injured.

Both drivers' names are pending release so that families can be notified. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.