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Driver Dies After Hitting Tree in Waupaca Co.

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Driver Dies After Hitting Tree in Waupaca Co.

CREATED Aug. 13, 2013

Town of Waupaca, WI -- A driver is dead after an accident on Highway 49 in the Town of Waupaca. Deputies say on Tuesday around 5:15pm, a tire blew out on the front, passenger side of the car causing it to enter the ditch and hit a tree just north of Elm Valley Road. Rescue crews with the Waupaca Fire Department had to use the jaws of life to free the driver from the wreckage. The victim was flown to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah where he or she died from injuries. Deputies are withholding the name until family members are notified, but they do confirm the victim is from Antigo. 

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