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UPDATE: Name released in Highway 29 fatal crash


We now know the name of the woman killed in a fatal crash Thursday near Abbotsford.

Investigators say the car driven by 80-year-old Lucille Wild crashed with a semi on Highway 29.

Authorities say her car rolled and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff's department is still investigating.

No charges are expected to be filed.




We've learned one person has died in a crash on Highway 29 near Abbotsford.

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department describes the victim as an elderly woman.

Our crew on the scene says a semi and a car appear to be involved. The car has flipped over.

Our reporter also tells us a medical helicopter responded to the scene.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation sent out an alert that the crash happened near Maple Road east of Abbotsford.

According to the alert, the left lane is closed in each direction. The DOT estimates that it will take two hours to clear the scene.

Newsline 9 will have more information as it becomes available.

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