BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Crivitz man killed in one-vehicle crash

By NIKKI YOUNK

Staff Writer

MARINETTE, Wis. – A Crivitz, Wis. man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in the town of Stephenson, Wis.

The victim has been identified as Allan R. Chapman, 35, of Crivitz.

The crash occurred at 6:56 a.m. on County Highway W near Kertesz Lane.

Marinette County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy James Hansen said that Chapman was operating a vehicle eastbound when he crossed the center line, entered the west ditch, and struck a tree.

Chapman was pronounced dead at the scene, said Hansen.

Assisting at the scene were the Stephenson Fire Department, Crivitz Rescue, and Marinette County Coroner George Smith.

Hansen noted that this accident is the county’s eighth traffic fatality of 2013.

Nikki Younk’s e-mail address is nyounk@ironmountaindailynews.com