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UPDATE: Vilas Co. woman killed in crash


Investigators say a 42-year-old Vilas County woman was killed in a head-on crash in rural Vilas County.

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department said Friday that Tammy Jaeger of Land O' Lakes died Thursday when the vehicle she was driving attempted to make a u-turn on U.S. Highway 45 and struck a motor home.

No one else was seriously hurt, authorities said.


The Vilas County Sheriff's Department says one person was killed and two others were hurt in a head-on crash in the Town of Conover.

Preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle driving southbound on U.S. 45 attempted to make a u-turn, and struck a motor home driving northbound.

The driver of the first vehicle was taken to Eagle River Memorial hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Two people were in the motor home.  Both were taken to the hospital, treated, and released.

The crash is still under investigation.

No names have been released.

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