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23-year-old man injured in one-vehicle accident

VIROQUA TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WXOW) — A single vehicle accident in Vernon County has left one man seriously injured.

The accident happened early Sunday morning on County Rd. SS near Cook Hill Rd. in Viroqua Township.

According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, a 23-year-old man was traveling west on County Rd. SS when he lost control of his car and crossed into the east bound lane.

The car struck a fence and traveled through a field before hitting a tree. The driver and his vehicle weren’t discovered until 8:20 a.m.

The 23-year-old was transported by air to Gundersen Health in La Crosse. The man injured has been identified as Evin Engen of Viroqua according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office. The accident is still under investigation.

Mike Beiermeister

WXOW Weekend Anchor and Reporter

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