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One dead, nine injured in Marathon County crash

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WAUSAU (WAOW) – One person was killed and nine people injured, including at least seven young people, when a sport utility vehicle rolled over northeast of Wausau Friday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened about 10 a.m. at Highway 52 and County Y, the Marathon County Sheriff's Department said.

Fire chiefs for the Town of Easton and the joint Weston and Rib Mountain fire departments said no other details were immediately available about the extent of the injuries, where the people were from, or the cause of the crash.

Six people from the crash were taken to Aspirus Wausau Hospital, according to Aspirus' Director of Communications Andy Napgezek. He says one of the people involved was then taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. Napgezek tells Newsline 9 the five remaining patients are all in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Two other female patients were taken to St. Clare's in Weston, according to officials there. They say one is 12 and the other is 14. They are currently being evaluated and their conditions were not immediately known.

Two other patients are currently at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. Their genders and conditions are not known at this time.
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WAUSAU (WAOW) – One person was killed and nine people injured, including at least two teenagers, when a sport utility vehicle rolled over northeast of Wausau Friday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened about 10 a.m. at Highway 52 and County Y, the Marathon County Sheriff's Department said.

Two teens, ages 13 and 18, were taken to area hospitals and the older teen was in critical condition, said Andy Napgezek, a spokesman for Aspirus Hospital in Wausau.

Two more people were flown by helicopter to a hospital in Marshfield, he said. At least three more people were expected to transported to the Wausau hospital by ambulance, he said. Their conditions were not immediately known.

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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) – Multiple crews are being called to the scene of a single vehicle crash at Highway 52 and County Y.

A lieutenant with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department tells Newsline 9 there are multiple injuries. No other details were immediately available.

The sheriff's department says Highway 52 is closed in the area. Drivers are asked to avoid it at this time.


Newsline 9 has a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as more information is released.

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