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Update: Names released in Wausau fatal crash


WAUSAU (WAOW)--Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a crash Friday morning in Wausau.

According to the Marathon Co. Sheriff's Department, Stephan Dake was killed after he was pinned underneath a car.

Investigators say 21-year-old Samantha Rausch was driving the vehicle.

She was not injured.

Authorities say alcohol was not a factor and no charges will be filed.




A Wausau man is dead after an early-morning crash.

According to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, a 26-year-old man was killed after a car went off the road traveling eastbound on S Mountain Rd (County Rd N)in Wausau at 1:55 a.m. Friday.

Officials say the driver, a 21-year-old Wausau woman, drifted on the road, overcorrected, and rolled her car into a ditch.

Authorities say the passenger was thrown from the vehicle and pinned underneath. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.  His name is expected to be released Saturday.

According to the sheriff's department, the driver was taken to the hospital and later released. She had no injuries.

Alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash.

The incident is still under investigation.


One man is dead after a rollover crash early Friday morning in Wausau.

Marathon County investigators say the female driver of the vehicle became distracted and swerved off the road.

It happened just before 2:00 am. on County Rd N, near the intersection of Thornapple Rd.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say the driver has been taken to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.


WAUSAU (WAOW) -- Multiple crews responded to an early-morning crash in Wausau, after a vehicle went off the road and into the ditch.

The crash happened on County Rd N, near the intersection of Thornapple Road just after 2:00 AM, Friday.

It's unclear how many people were in the vehicle or their conditions at this time.

Newsline 9 will bring you an update as it becomes available.

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