One Dead After Wood County Crash

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TOWNSHIP OF RUDOLPH, WI (OnFocus) – On Sunday at 1:50pm, Wood County Central Dispatch received the report of a one vehicle crash in the Township of Rudolph. A vehicle with three occupants was traveling southbound on State Highway 13/34 when it began veering to the right. The vehicle went into the ditch and struck a driveway embankment causing it to go airborne.

The vehicle overturned onto the roof where it came to rest. The driver was transported to Marshfield Medical Center by ambulance with serious injuries. One of the passengers was pronounced deceased at the scene and a juvenile passenger was transported by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Highway 13/34 was closed for several hours.

Wood County Sheriffs Deputies were assisted by Wood County Central Dispatch, Wood County Sheriffs Rescue, Wisconsin Rapids Ambulance, United Ambulance, Life Link Ill, Rudolph Fire Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Rapids Police Department, Aspirus Medivac and Wood County Highway Department. The crash is being reconstructed by the Wisconsin State Patrol and still under investigation. The status of the driver is unknown.

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