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Update: Name released of Wisconsin Rapids woman killed in Thanksgiving Day crashSubmitted: 11/27/2017
Update: Name released of Wisconsin Rapids woman killed in Thanksgiving Day crash
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Update: On Monday, police released the name of a Wisconsin Rapids woman killed in a crash in Wood County on Thanksgiving.

Deputies say 66-year-old Cathy McNett failed to yield at a stop sign on Pine Haven Court in the Town of Saratoga.

She pulled out in front of a pickup truck headed west on Ranger Road last Thursday afternoon.



McNett was flown from the scene and later pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup, 45-year-old Wesley Johnson of Wisconsin Rapids, was not hurt.



A Wisconsin Rapids woman died after a car crash in Wood County Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened around 2:40 p.m. at the intersection of Pine Haven Court and Ranger Road.

The Wood County Sheriff's Department believes the woman did not wait for a truck with right of way to pass before pulling out at Pine Haven Court and Ranger Road.

A man driving a pickup truck tried to avoid the woman, but crashed into her driver's-side front door. Medics took the woman to a hospital where she later died.

The man was not hurt. Police don't think alcohol or speed led to the crash.

The drivers' names cannot be released until Monday.

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