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One-car rollover near St. Germain sends driver, children to hospitalSubmitted: 04/22/2019
One-car rollover near St. Germain sends driver, children to hospital
Lane Kimble
Lane Kimble
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lkimble@wjfw.com

ST. GERMAIN - A one-car crash in Vilas County sent a driver and three young children to the hospital Monday evening.

According to Vilas Co. Sheriff's Captain Gerry Ritter, the female driver and child were thrown from the car when it rolled over on Highway 70 westbound in St. Germain around 5 p.m.  

Two other children were also in the car at the time.  Ritter did not have ages for the people involved, but noted all three children were in car seats.


Medics took all four patients to Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff.  The Vilas County Sheriff's Office reports all of the people injured should recover.  Police believe alcohol was involved.

Crews shut down Highway 70 up to around Highway C west of town for about two hours. Ritter said as of 7:30 p.m., Highway 70 should be back open.

The Wisconsin State Patrol will come to the area Tuesday to work on accident reconstruction.


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