UPDATE: The person who died in a single car crash Wednesday in Lincoln County has been identified as 21-year-old Zachary Hollen of Manitowoc, according to the sheriff's department.
One person is dead after a single car crash in Lincoln county, according to officials with the sheriff's office.
It happened Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. on Grundy Road north of County Road J in the Township of Birch.
The first Lincoln County deputy to arrive found the vehicle had left the roadway and struck a power pole and several large trees.
The driver, a 21-year-old Manitowoc man, was found unresponsive in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.
A 21-year-old Gleason man, who was riding as a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill with non-life-threatening injuries.
Speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said.
The crash remains under investigation.
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