Alcohol believed to be a factor in Lake Wissota boat crash

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) Deputies say alcohol is likely a factor in a boat crash over the weekend on Lake Wissota that sent two people to the hospital.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department says a 44 year old man from rural Chippewa Falls crashed his boat into a steep wooded shoreline on the north side of the lake on Saturday.

They say he and his passenger had to be taken to the hospital, the extent of the injuries are unknown.

Deputies say OWI charges are pending.

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