NEW RICHMOND, WI (WTAQ) - A 19-year-old man killed in a traffic crash in northwest Wisconsin is identified as Taylor Casey of Hudson.
The accident occurred about five hours into the New Year on St. Croix County Trunk A near New Richmond.
Sheriff's deputies said Casey was driving an SUV that veered into a ditch and overturned. Casey was partially thrown from the vehicle, and he died at the scene.
A 19-year-old male passenger from Hudson escaped injury. Authorities said the passenger was buckled up, while Casey was not.
The accident remains under investigation.
(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)