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Snow-covered roads blamed in fatal crash in Wis.

Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014 --- 4:26 p.m.

TOWN OF CLYMAN, Wis. (AP) -- 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.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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