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Snow-covered roads blamed in fatal crash in Wis.

  • Associated Press
  • January 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM

TOWN OF CLYMAN, Wis. — Snow-covered roads are being blamed in a fatal traffic accident in the Town of Clyman in Dodge County of southeastern Wisconsin.

The sheriff's office says the driver lost control on the slippery county road about 9 a.m. Sunday. The car slipped off the road and struck a railroad signal gate.

The driver, a 77-year-old man from Jefferson, suffered non-life threatening injuries. His passenger, a 77-year-old woman from Jefferson, was flown to Aurora Medical Center in Summit, where she was pronounced dead.

Names are being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The accident remains under investigation.

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