TOWN OF NEWBOLD, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a 27-year-old Rhinelander man was trying to flee police when he lost control of his car and died in a crash.
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department says a Rhinelander police officer was trying to stop a vehicle for speeding around 8:30 p.m. Monday. A chase began, and the driver left the road and ran into the ditch.
The driver died at the scene. He’s identified as Sean O’Corrain.
WSAW-TV reports the crash is under investigation.