UPDATE: Person killed in Vernon County crash identified

UPDATE: Person killed in Vernon...

WEBSTER, Wis. (WKBT) - One person is dead after a single vehicle crash in Vernon County.

Michael L. Peterson, 22, of Lafarge, was in a vehicle traveling south in the town of Webster when he lost control causing it to roll down an embankment.

PREVIOUS: The crash happened shortly after 2:00 this morning, but because of the darkness, tall grass, and the steep embankment, it was not discovered until later this morning.

This is the first traffic fatality in Vernon County this year.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time and crash remains under investigation. 


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