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UPDATE: Eagle River teen killed in single-vehicle crash

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ST. GERMAIN (WAOW) - An Eagle River teenager was killed when the car he was driving crashed into a tree, Vilas County Chief Deputy Patrick Schmidt said Thursday.

Michael John, 17, died after his vehicle crossed the center line on state Highway 155 and went into a ditch before smashing into the tree about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Schmidt said..

No other details were released.

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VILAS COUNTY (WAOW) -- One person is dead after crashing into a tree in the township of St. Germain Tuesday night, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say the vehicle was traveling south on Highway 155 around 6:30 p.m., when the driver crossed the center line and went into a ditch, striking a tree.

The driver was killed in the crash. No one else was inside the vehicle.

The name of the driver is not being released at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

Stay with Newsline 9 for any developments on this story.

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