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Shawano Sheriff's Department investigating hit and run

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Shawano County Sheriff's Department officials say they are investigating a hit and run crash.

Officials say around 7:50 a.m. Saturday, two vehicles crashed on Hwy 45 north of Birnamwood.

They say a 48-year old Stevens Point woman was driving northbound when she was hit by a 2011 Toyota FJ Cruise hauling a boat. Officials say the driver of the Toyota fled the scene after the crash.

Sheriff's officials say the Stevens Point woman was airlifted to Wausau Aspirus Hospital.

The highway was shutdown for seven hours as the Wisconsin State Patrol Accident Reconstructionist evaluated the scene.

Officials say the crash is still under investigation.
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