1 Dead in Chippewa County Crash

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Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – An 85-year-old Chippewa Falls woman is dead after a head-on crash in Chippewa County.

The Wisconsin state patrol says a van was heading north on Highway 178 when it failed to take a curve and drifted into the southbound lane.

The van then hit a car head-on.

The driver of the car heading southbound died at the scene.

The driver of the northbound van, a 28-year-old from Bellevue, Washington, and her passenger, a 61-year-old woman from Jim Falls were taken to nearby hospitals.

Their injuries are non-life-threatening. This crash remains under investigation. 

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