Rhinelander man flees police, dies in crash

File photo of police emergency lights.
File photo.

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.

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