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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