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Driver Killed After Colliding With Sheriff's Deputy

Green Bay Press Gazette

July 19, 2010

GREEN BAY, WI – A driver was killed after colliding with a La Crosse sheriff’s deputy on the way to help stop a bar fight.

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department said the collision happened shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday. The deputy was traveling north on Wisconsin 35 with lights and siren activated when the squad car collided with a west-bound vehicle at the intersection of a county highway.

The driver of the vehicle was thrown from the vehicle and died at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. The person’s name, gender and age have not been released. The deputy, who also has not been identified, was treated for injuries and released.

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