BANGOR, Wisconsin (WXOW) -- The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department says a 23-year old Sparta man was killed in a single-car crash on County Highway U Saturday morning.
Another 23-year old man had to be taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police say the two men from Sparta were traveling Westbound on County U when the driver lost control of the vehicle. Once the car left the roadway, it flipped over at least twice before coming to rest on its side.
Police did not specify who was driving and who was the passenger, but Travis Yonkie, of Sparta, was thrown from the car and killed.
He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Cody Kirkeng, also of Sparta, was critically injured and taken to a La Crosse hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.
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