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Fatal accident in Green Lake County


BROOKLYN (WKOW) -- Green Lake County Sheriff's responded to a crash Monday morning on State Highway 23, between Ripon and Green Lake, in the Township of Brooklyn.

Two vehicles were involved, with reports of two people injured.  Upon arrival, Green Lake Emergency Medical Services and Paramedic Unit called for Theda Star helicopter due to the severity of injuries.

One of the drivers, 71-year-old Sharon Leu, of Green Lake, died at the scene.  The other driver, 38-year-old John Duenkel, of Ripon, was flown to Theda Clark Regional Medical Center.  His condition is unknown at this time.

Initial investigation reveals Leu's SUV turned from a driveway and entered the path of Duenkel's truck. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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