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Crash in Wood County leaves one dead, one hurtSubmitted: 12/06/2018
Crash in Wood County leaves one dead, one hurt
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

WOOD COUNTY - A 58 year old New Berlin man died in after driving into a ditch near Pittsville early Thursday morning.

The Wood County Dispatch Center got a call for help just after 6:30 a.m.

A vehicle was in the ditch and partially submerged along Elm Road in the Town of Hansen.

Emergency workers found two people inside.

The 58 year old driver was badly hurt, and died not long after help arrived.

His passenger, a 25 year old New Berlin man, was taken to Marshfield Medical Center.

Deputies say alcohol is believed to have contributed to the crash.

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