Fatal crash in Augusta

A man from Eau Claire county is dead after a single car rollover crash near Augusta on Monday evening. The crash occured around 4:45p.m. Eau Claire County Sheriff's Deputies say the van was going west on Highway 12 durnig a rainstorm when it veered off into the right shoulder. The driver tried to compensate and ended up rolling the van. There were four men and one woman inside, and some were thrown from the van when it rolled over. Undersheriff Ken Berg says the investigation is preliminary, but there's a strong possibility that some of the occupants were not wearing safety belts. Berg adds that he doens't think the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. The others occupants were taken to the hospital. But none suffered life-threat injuries. Police have not released the names of those involved.

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