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ATV Driver Dies After Striking Bear


A 51 year old man has died in a town of Wilson ATV crash.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reports the crash last evening on county road "CC" near Tomahawk.

Deputies report the driver was westbound and struck a bear, and the ATV driver was thrown from the vehicle.

The driver was eventually taken by helicopter to Aspirus Hospital in Wausau where he died from his injuries.

Deputies report the unidentified driver was not wearing a helmet. The investigation continues.

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