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Traffic fatality in Onalaska


ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) - A La Crosse man is dead after a traffic crash today in Onalaska, although it's unclear whether the crash caused his death, or a fatal medical complication led to the crash. 

It happened this morning in the area of Highway 16 and Highway 157 near Valley View Mall. Police identify the victim as 37 year old Xao Xiong. Police say the man suffered a medical complication, his car knocking over a traffic signal, crossing into traffic and winding up in a snowbank.

A witness reported seeing him slumped over the wheel as the car continued down the road.   First responders could not revive him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.



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