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Fatal accident leaves father dead


LA FARGE, WI (WXOW) - A La Farge man is dead after his truck went out of control on the icy roads Sunday morning in Viroqua.

Fifty-six year old Leon Primmer Jr. was driving his fourteen-year-old daughter in his pick-up truck when the truck crossed the center line, went into the ditch and then flipped over before hitting a tree.

Primmer's daughter was able to free herself from the vehicle and was transported to Vernon Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The father, Leon Primmer Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Vernon County Sheriff's Department says both Leon and his daughter were wearing their seatbelts.

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