One person is dead after an overnight crash.
which started as a car chase here in La Crosse.
News eight's Kevin Hoy is in the studio with what
we know so far.
Investigating officers say a La Crosse police officer
tried to pull over a car reported as stolen just after
one this morning.
The driver took off.
and headed northbound on highway 35 toward Holmen.
Two people were in the stolen car when it crashed
near the highway 53 interchange.
One of them was killed.
The other was taken to the hospital.
The extent of that person's injuries is not known
at this time.
When it went off-road it went up the slope and rolled
over, and it came back down to where it's sitting
edit Any high-speed chase type accident usually results
in significant damage, and sometimes death.
At this point.
no names are being released.
Chief McHugh says the person who died was not from
He also says it's too early to say just how fast the
car was going.
there are several agencies involved in the investigation
of this crash.
The La Crosse Police Department will be handling any
since the incident started here.
The Wisconsin state patrol is also involved.
doing an accident reconstruction.
because of that crash re-construction.
both lanes of highway 35 northbound heading into Holmen
are closed right now in the area of country road o-t.
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