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Clark Co. fatal accident (PRESS RELEASE)



One vehicle roll over leaves one dead

On Thursday, March 18, 2010, at about 3:20 am, the Clark County Sheriff's Department received a 9-1-1 of a one vehicle crash on Hill Rd just east of Meridian Ave., in the Township of Lynn.

Initial investigation indicates that a vehicle was eastbound on Hill Rd. when the operator lost control and entered the south ditch.  The vehicle then overturned numerous times as the operator was ejected from the vehicle.  The operator was killed instantly and was pronounced dead at the scene by Clark County Coroner Richard Schleifer.

The investigation is continuing by the Clark County Sheriff's Dept.  The operator was the sole person in the vehicle and the name is being withheld pending notification of family.  The Granton Fire Department, Granton First Responders and Neillsville Ambulance all responded to the scene.  This is the first fatality in Clark County for 2010.





James E. Backus, Chief Deputy

03/18/10     7:15 am




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