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2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to stormsSubmitted: 06/19/2018
2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to storms
Story By Associated Press

SAWYER COUNTY - Authorities have attributed another death in Wisconsin to the storms that caused widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest.

The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office says severe thunderstorms toppled a large oak tree onto a camper on Lake Chetac, killing a man inside and injuring a woman and two young children Sunday.

The man is identified as 55-year-old James Pluff, of Redwood Falls, Minnesota. Sheriff's officials say the woman and children suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital in Rice Lake.


The storms and flooding also caused the death of a 75-year-old man whose body was found not far from his pickup truck along a flooded road in Ashland County Sunday.

Relentless rain also caused flash flooding in Minnesota and Michigan where sections of roads and highways washed away.

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