Minong Man Killed in Rollover

Man Killed in Crash Near Spooner

One person was killed and another injured in a crash in Washburn County.

The crash happened at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday on US 53 SB at the Highway 70 overpass near Spooner.

Upon arrival, officers found one vehicle rolled over, blocking both southbound lanes of Highway 53.

There were two occupants in the vehicle.

A 47-year-old Minong, Wisconsin man was killed and a 21-year-old woman from Hillsdale, WI, who was his passenger, had non-life threatening injuries.

From the initial investigation it appears the vehicle drifted onto the west side shoulder of the road, the driver attempted to steer back onto the road, lost control, and rolled the vehicle multiple times.

The crash remains under investigation by Wisconsin State Patrol personnel.

Further details will be released pending notification of next of kin. 

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