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Sheboygan Teen Dies after Car Strikes Tree and Goes up in Flames

A 16-year-old from Sheboygan died in a crash on Tuesday, March 1 at approximately 5:34 PM.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a single motor vehicle crash on Stahl Road west of Frontage Road in the Town of Wilson in Sheboygan County. The vehicle was reported to be up against a tree and on fire. 

The operator of the crash was identified as Sean A Zempel, 16, of Sheboygan.

Sheriff’s deputies and a WI State Patrol trooper responded as well as the Town of Wilson Fire Department. Upon the first deputies arrival it was reported that the vehicle was now fully engulfed in fire.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling east on Stahl Road, lost control after crossing railroad tracks and struck a tree. There was only one occupant in the vehicle and they did not survive.

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