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Name released in fatal Taylor Co. crash


TAYLOR COUNTY (WAOW) -- We have new information on the single vehicle crash that killed a teenager in Taylor County this week. The 17-year-old Medford High School student was Sierra Buchkowski.

The crash happened Tuesday afternoon on Hall Drive in the town of Deer Creek. Authorities said the 16-year old driver swerved to avoid hitting a dog and lost control of the vehicle. Buchkowski was a passenger in the pickup truck. Three other teens in the vehicle have been released from the hospital. Authorities said there is no evidence that anyone in the pickup was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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