Authorities Release Names of Victims in Fatal Crash Near Spooner

Authorities Release New Details About Fatal Crash

Authorities have released the identities of those involved in a fatal crash near Spooner.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says 47-year-old Gary Degeest of Minong was killed in the crash.

They say his passenger, 21-year-old Danielle Puig of Hillsdale, Wisconsin had non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Spooner Hospital.

The crash happened around 8 a.m. Wednesday on US 53 SB at the Highway 70 overpass.

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.

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