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One person dies in Marathon County crash

UPDATE:

MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW)– The driver has been identified as Daniel R. Smith, a 42-year-old from Schofield, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW)– One person is dead after a vehicle crash in Marathon County.

A little after 3:15 p.m. the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a crash on Altenburg Road, east of state highway 34 near Mosinee.

The driver of a Waste Management truck turned east onto Altenburg Road from state highway 34. The vehicle later veered across the westbound lane, then traveled into the ditch where it struck a large tree and came to a rest on the north side of the road.

The cause of death is unknown and the incident is still under investigation.

Stay with News 9 for any developing details.

 

Ally Peters

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