MERRILL (WAOW) -- Authorities say 17-year-old Benjamin M. Stahoski crashed his car into a utility pole and died at the scene Monday evening. His passenger, 16-year-old Austin R. Grapp was taken to Aspirus Wausau Hospital in serious condition.
The accident happened at county road FF and Fifth Lane in Hamburg.
Both men attend Merrill High School. Today students were notified and were offered grief counseling.