Driver dies from medical emergency in Waupaca County

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LEBANON (WLUK) -- A woman died from a medical emergency while driving in Waupaca County.

Officials say it happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 45, north of Church Road in Lebanon.

A passerby reported seeing a vehicle in the ditch. The passerby said the driver was unconscious and three passengers, ages 4, 7 and 9, were OK.

Deputies say the passerby had started CPR on the 41-year-old Bear Creek woman until an ambulance arrived.

The woman was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Investigators say the woman had a medical emergency before going into the ditch and died as a result of the medical emergency.

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