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Victim identified in Town of Spencer fatal crash

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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) - Authorities have released the name of the 22 year old woman who was killed in a crash early Sunday morning in the Town of Spencer.

A Marathon County Sheriff's lieutenant says the victim is Paige Metz from Loyal.

Investigators say she was the passenger in a vehicle driven by 21 year old Tyler Deal of La Crosse.

They say Deal ran into a power pole just before 3:30am Sunday.

The sheriff's department says Metz was pronounced dead at the scene.  Deal was arrested and hospitalized.

They're recommending charges of homicide while intoxicated and drug possession against Deal.

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