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Maiden Rock man dead after fiery wreck in Pierce County

One person died Friday night in rural Pierce County after a vehicle crashed and burst into flames.

The victim was identified Tuesday by Pierce County sheriff's deputies as 32-year-old Keith Jacob Marks of Maiden Rock.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said officers were called to 380th Street in Salem Township - north of Maiden Rock - for reports of a vehicle that had gone down a steep embankment and crashed. Responders on the scene said the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

Officers said it was unclear how Marks died. Maiden Rock ambulance, Ellsworth ambulance and Lund firefighters assisted deputies on the scene.

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