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Elk Mound man killed in crash near New Auburn

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WQOW) - A man from Elk Mound died on Wednesday when he crashed into a tree.

It happened at 2:24 p.m. on Highway 53 near the New Auburn exit.

According to Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, the driver a 77-year-old man from Elk Mound was south on Highway 53 when he went off the road and hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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