Wisconsin man dies in St. Croix County crash

Wisconsin man dies in St. Croix County crash Photo: MGN Images

Updated: August 17, 2019 10:02 PM

A Wisconsin man is dead after being ejected from his vehicle in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, Saturday afternoon.

Authorities were dispatched to the 2300 block of State Highway 46 in Cylon Township after a passerby noticed a vehicle down in an embankment, according to a St. Croix County Sheriff's Office release.


Upon arrival, first responders located a male who had been ejected from a Jeep Cherokee. The man, identified as Corey Allen Peterson, 23, of Amery, Wisconsin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The release states that he was not wearing his seatbelt. 

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Deer Park Fire/Rescue, New Richmond EMS and the St. Croix County Medical Examiner assisted the sheriff's office.

The incident marked the 10th traffic fatality recorded in St. Croix County in 2019, according to the release.

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