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Driver dies in St. Croix blaze

New Richmond,Wisconsin 54017
New Richmond News
Driver dies in St. Croix blaze
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

St. Croix County Sheriff's deputies were called to a vehicle fire in the town of Cady on County Road NN before 4 a.m. Tuesday. Arriving, they found a 1999 Ford Escort in the northbound lane engulfed in flames. The blaze was extinguished by the fire department and a body was found inside the car

That person was declared dead at the scene by the St. Croix County medical examiner.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of family.

United Fire Department, Spring Valley Fire Department and Baldwin Ambulance assisted at the scene.

The vehicle fire remains under investigation by the sheriff's department.