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One dead after rollover crash on HWY 53

By: WEAU Staff Email
By: WEAU Staff Email
Officers say the crash happened just before 11 PM Sunday near the Golf Road exit in the southbound lane of 53.

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-We now know the name of the man killed after a rollover crash.

Eau Claire Police say Michael J. Erickson, 21, of Fall Creek died in the crash.

Officers say it happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday near the Golf Road exit in the southbound lane of 53. They say Erickson over-corrected his SUV went into a ditch and rolled several times.

Emergency crews tried to pull him from the vehicle but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Eau Claire Police Department Crash Reconstruction Team is continuing to investigate the details surrounding this crash.
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STORY FROM 11/4/12
Eau Claire, Wis. (WEAU) - Eau Claire Police say a man is dead after a rollover crash on Hwy 53.

Officers say it happened just before 11 PM Sunday near the Golf Road exit in the southbound lane of 53.

They say the driver overcorrected his SUV went into a ditch and rolled several times.

Emergency crews tried to pull him from the vehicle but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Right now officers are not releasing the name of the driver. No one else was hurt in the crash.


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