16-Year Old Wisconsin Boy Dies In Car Crash

Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 8:12 am

Officials in Pierce County, Wis. are still investigating a crash that killed a 16-year old boy. Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the teen to lose control of his car and end up in the river along County Highway A in Salem Township.

Officers said the car went off the road, into a ditch, then over corrected, crossed the road and overturned in the Rush River.

A passerby noticed the car in the river and called 911.

When deputies arrived they found 16-year-old Blake Flanigan of Ellsworth, Wis. inside the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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