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Crash Claims Life Of Rice Lake Woman

Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Officials have released the name of the woman who died in a car crash on Thursday night in northwest Wisconsin. The State Patrol says 83-year old Lucille Engrisch of Rice Lake was killed. They also report 57-year old Russell Engrisch of Rice Lake suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers say at the time of the crash the area was receiving light snow and the roadway was slippery.

The preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle tried to take the Chetek exit off of Hwy 53 but missed the exit ramp, hit a highway sign and rolled as it entered the ditch.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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