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1 killed in Thanksgiving Day crash in Barron County

1 killed in Thanksgiving Day crash in Barron County Photo: Barron County Sheriff's Department

Updated: December 02, 2019 07:59 AM

A person has died after a Thanksgiving Day crash in Barron County, Wisconsin.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department stated it was notified of a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 48, east of Cumberland, at about 12:14 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

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Deputies—along with Cumberland police, fire and paramedic units—responded and found a Chevrolet truck with the driver trapped inside.

Initial investigation shows the truck lost control, went into a ditch and rolled several times, the sheriff's office said.

The driver—identified as Cole R. Schiebel, 21, of Kewaskum, Wisconsin—was extricated and taken to a hospital. Lifesaving measures were performed, but he later died from his injuries, the sheriff's office said.

Road conditions and alcohol contributed to the crash, authorities said.

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