UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal highway crash in Lincoln Coun - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal highway crash in Lincoln County


Lincoln County Sheriff's Department officials have confirmed that a man was killed in an one car crash early Saturday morning.

Officials say the crash happened at 1:38 a.m. They say Kevin Eggebrecht, 34, was driving southbound on US 51 and ran off the roadway into a median, when they say the car continued into the median for a few hundred feet.  Authorities say the car then overturned and went airborne before landing in the northbound lane.

Officials say Eggebrecht was pronounced dead at the scene and that he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Tomahawk Police and Fire Departments.  The cause of the crash is undetermined at this time and is currently under investigation.

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