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Cumberland woman killed in crash, went undiscovered for more than 12 hours

Barron Co. (WQOW) - A woman's body was found Thursday in a crash that went undiscovered for more than 12 hours.

Penny Shockman, from Cumberland, died when her car left Highway 48 near Cumberland and hit some trees.   The state patrol says a neighbor heard what sounded like a crash around 7 p.m. Wednesday night.   They called to report it late Thursday morning, and the wrecked car was found a short time later. Troopers say the wreck was not easily visible from the highway.

Authorities are still investigating whether Shockman suffered a medical problem causing her car to leave the road.  


Barron Co. (News Release) - 
At 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 30, 2014, a crash occurred on Highway 48 near 3rd Street in Barron County. That's near Cumberland.

The State Patrol investigating trooper discovered a vehicle off the roadway in the trees at the above location. The driver and only occupant, Penny L. Shockman, 64, of Cumberland, was found deceased. Investigators found she was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Assisting agencies included Barron County Sheriff’s Department, Cumberland Police Department, and Cumberland Area EMS.

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