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1 killed in Chippewa Co. crash

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Chippewa Co. (WQOW) - According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department one person was killed early Wednesday morning on County Highway G at 307th Avenue in Ruby Township in Chippewa County. 

The sheriff's department said shortly after 1 a.m. they received word of the crash, and that the driver was ejected from the truck and possibly dead. 

When crews arrived they determined that the truck was traveling northbound on County Highway G, entered the west ditch, went airborne, and overturned multiple times before coming to a rest in the west ditch. No other vehicles are believed to be involved in the crash. 

The 47-year-old driver was the only person involved and was pronounced dead on the scene. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department doesn't know if alcohol was a factor in the crash at this time.

The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family. The crash remains under investigation at this time.  

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