One dead in Wood County crash
For the City Times
WOOD COUNTY – A Marquette County man is dead after crashing his car in southern Wood County. The crash occurred Aug. 16 shortly before 9 a.m. on State Highway 73 at Branding Iron Court in the town of Saratoga.
According to the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, the driver was going north on Highway 73 when he failed to negotiate a curve at Branding Iron Court. The man was ejected from his car and pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant of the vehicle, and his name is being withheld pending the notification of relatives.
Wood County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted at the scene by Wisconsin Rapids ambulance, the Grand Rapids Fire Department, Saratoga First Responders, and Wood County Sheriff’s Rescue.