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17-year-old girl dies in western Wisconsin crash

Woman dies after crash with semi truck
Woman dies after crash with semi truck 00:27

DUNN COUNTY, Wis. — A 17-year-old girl died on Saturday morning in a crash with a semi in western Wisconsin.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, she was driving a 2004 Saturn on Highway 29 when she struck a semi going in the opposite direction near Elk Mound.

The semi then went through the median, across the eastbound lanes and into a ditch. 

The 17-year-old, identified by the patrol as Mikaela Pope from Fairchild, died at the scene. The driver of the semi, a 35-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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