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Fatal crash in Wood County shuts down STH 13

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TOWN OF SARATOGA, Wis. (WAOW) -

State Highway 13 was shut down early Saturday morning after a deadly accident in the town of Saratoga. 

Around 4 a.m. authorities responded to the scene near Evergreen Ave. 

A vehicle heading southbound had crossed the center line, hitting the northbound vehicle. 

Tyler Manthe of Marshfield was the driver of the northbound vehicle.  He was airlifted to a local hospital with serious injuries and later pronounced dead. 

The driver of the southbound vehicle is 23-year-old, Taylor Owczynsky of Nekoosa. 

Officials say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the overnight crash. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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