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Menomonie man dies in accident

On Oct. 17, St. Croix County recorded its seventh traffic fatality for 2008. The accident happened on Friday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Robert B. Golden, 66 of Menomonie, was traveling west into St. Croix County on County Road N near 325th Street in Cady Township in his 1986 Dodge van. He crossed the centerline and entered the south ditch, overturning. Golden was extricated from the vehicle by Spring Valley and United Fire Departments. He was then flown to Regions Hospital by Lifelink helicopter.

He died on Oct. 17 from injuries sustained in the accident. The accident is under investigation by the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department. Golden was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.