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Rural driver misses deer, overturns

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A 19-year-old Elmwood driver apparently swerved to avoid a deer before losing control of his 2000 Plymouth Neon and flipping several times before coming to a rest on his wheels in a ditch at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28. Jesse McKune was taken by Elmwood Ambulance to Red Cedar Medical Center in Menomonie.

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His accident occurred on Hwy. 72 just north of County Road PP in Pierce County.

McKune was driving north. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation.

Pierce County Sheriff's deputies were assisted at the scene by Elmwood Ambulance and Gilles Towing.

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