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One dead, three injured in Shawano County crash


One person is dead and three others injured in a Shawano County traffic crash Thursday afternoon.

Investigators say the crash happened at about 1:35pm at the intersection of County Road E and County Road BB in the Town of Green Valley.

Officers say 83 year old Alvin Birr was driving a Chevrolet SUV south on County BB. They say he hit an eastbound Honda minivan, driven by 52 year old William Schaefer. One of Schaefer's passengers, James Simpson, was thrown from the van. Simpson, 51, of Clintonville was pronounced dead at the scene. Three men were taken to area hospitals with injuries. The Shawano County Sheriff's Department says alcohol was not appear to be a factor in the crash.

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