Deerbrook man killed in Langlade County crash
A Deerbrook man died of injuries suffered in a crash late last week in Langlade County.
Around 9:00 p.m. Thursday, The Langlade County Sheriff’s office got word of the crash at County Highway H and Lloyd Creek Road in the Town of Vilas in the eastern part of the county.
A vehicle traveling west on Lloyd Creek Road failed to stop at a stop sign, and was hit by a vehicle heading north on County H.
The driver and passenger of the westbound car were taken to Langlade Aspirus Hospital.
The passenger, a 59 yearold man from Deerbrook, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver, a 60 year old Deerbrook man, was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The people in the northbound vehicle did not need to be taken to the hospital.
An investigation is underway, and alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.