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Crash kills 1 in Beldenville

One woman died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Ellsworth Township.

Pierce County Sheriff's Department authorities said the deceased was a 28-year-old passenger. Two people also were injured in the crash, a 28-year-old man and an 82-year-old man. Names were being withheld pending notification of families, according to a press release.

Authorities were called at 3:34 p.m. to the scene at Highway 65, just south of Beldenville, Wis. Officers said a truck, driven by the 28-year-old man, lost control on the slush covered road and slid into the oncoming lane, his vehicle striking the 82-year-old man's.

The 28-year-old man was transported by Ellsworth ambulance to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

The 82-year-old man was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital. Authorities said both men sustained undetermined injuries.

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