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COPY-UPDATE: Name of Bloomer man killed in crash released

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Chippewa County (WQOW) - We now know the name of the Bloomer man who was killed Friday night, after his vehicle hit a tree.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's office says 22-year-old Brandon Young was ejected and pronounced dead on the scene.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of 243rd Avenue and County Highway E in Cleveland, which is near Cornell.

The sheriff's office says he was the only one in the vehicle. There's no word yet on why he drove off the road.

In his obituary it says Brandon was full of creative energy which he showed in sketching and cooking and that he loved driving cars on the open road.

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Chippewa County (WQOW) - A man was killed in Chippewa County Friday night after his vehicle hit a tree.

The sheriff's department says it happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of 243rd Avenue and County Highway E in Cleveland, which is near Cornell.

The sheriff's department told WQOW News 18 the 22-year-old man was from Bloomer. His name has not been released.

They say there was no one else in the vehicle with him. There's no word yet on what caused the accident.

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