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Car crash kills one in Lincoln County

TOWN OF KING (WAOW) - A one car crash killed a Lincoln County woman Wednesday afternoon according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff's officials say the crash happened around 3:00 p.m. in the Town of King. They say the car was traveling west bound on County Highway D when the driver lost control of her vehicle, entered a ditch and rolled several times. The driver, 51-year-old Kimberly Madaj of Tomahawk, was the only passenger in the car according to Sheriff's officials. Madaj was trapped in the car and was removed by Tomahawk Fire Rescue. Officials say Madaj died due to her injuries. Officials say they do not know why Madaj lost control of her vehicle.

They add the family dog was in the car with Madaj at the time of the crash. The dog survived the crash without injuries and was returned to the family.
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