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Victim identified in Marathon County fatal crash


MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) - The driver who died in Tuesday's fatal Marathon County crash has been identified.

  Lt. Dale Wisnewski of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department says 38 year old Tong Thao Yang of Weston died of injuries she sustained in the two vehicle crash. 

  Wisnewski says Yang was driving westbound on Highway NN in the Town of Marathon.  She was going into a curve and slid across the center line into the eastbound lane.  The driver of an oncoming vehicle attempted to pull off to the side but was struck head on. 

  Wisnewski says Yang was not wearing her seatbelt.  The other driver was wearing his seatbelt.  He was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.  There were no passengers in either car.


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