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Driver dies after hitting tree in Vilas County

Vilas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash in the township of St. Germain. The driver of the vehicle struck a tree.

The call came in at 1:13 a.m. on Sunday for reports of a vehicle that hit a tree at the intersection of State Highway 155 and Sixteen Road in the township of St. Germain.

Early reports show that the vehicle was traveling northbound on State Highway 155 when it crossed into the southbound lane and went into the ditch line striking a tree. The driver died from the accident. There were no other passengers inside the vehicle at the time of the accident.

The investigation is ongoing by Vilas County Sheriff's Office and the Vilas County Coroner's Office. The name of the driver is not being released at this time.

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