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Baldwin man killed in one-vehicle crash

TOWN OF SALEM -- A 23-year-old Baldwin man was killed Monday night, Nov. 14, after his vehicle struck a tree and started on fire.

Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the one-vehicle crash scene at 6:18 p.m. near the intersection of County Road A and 420th Street in the town of Salem.

Matthew Levi Davis had been driving a 2001 Audi northbound on County Road A when it lost control, hit a tree and started on fire. Authorities pronounced Davis dead at the scene.

Ellsworth Fire and EMS, Maiden Rock EMS and Pierce County Highway Department assisted Pierce County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

 
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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