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Crash In Lincoln County Kills Driver, Passenger Injured


A Manitowoc man has died in a Lincoln county crash Wednesday and a Gleason man was hospitalized.

The Lincoln County Sheriff reports the crash on Grundy Road, north of county "J" in the town of Birch happened about 5:30 p.m.

They report the 21 year old Manitowoc man was driving. His vehicle left the road and hit some trees and a power pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 21 year old Gleason man was taken to a hospital in Merrill with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies report speed and alcohol were possible factors in the crash. Names are being withheld until family members are notified.

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