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Second woman dies in Wood County crash


WOOD COUNTY (WAOW) – A second woman has now died following a crash last week in Wood County.

Sheriff's department officials say it happened in the Town of Sigel at County C and County F. They say a truck pulling a trailer hit a car at the intersection.

Investigators say the passenger of the car, Ruth Ruder, 96, was pronounced dead at the scene. A week later, officials say the driver, Linda Knapp, 69 has died from her injuries. She was in critical condition after the crash.

Authorities say the truck driver suffered minor injuries. They say the crash is still under investigation.

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