Antigo Man Dies in Shawano County CrashSubmitted: 01/18/2013
Antigo Man Dies in Shawano County Crash
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SHAWANO COUNTY - A crash in Shawano county claimed the life of an Antigo man yesterday.

31 year old James Galarowicz crashed into a tree in a pickup truck.

The Shawano County Sheriff's Department was called to Highway 45 near Field street in the Village of Birnamwood around 4:20 yesterday afternoon.

They tried to rescue Galarowicz, but he died at the scene.

They believe a medical condition likely played a role in the crash.

Galarowicz was not wearing a seatbelt.

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