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Minnesota driver killed in rollover in town of Clifton (Wis.)

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A 27-year-old St. Paul Park, Minn., man died after his vehicle overturned before dawn Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, on County Road F just north of Hwy. 29.


Pierce County Sheriff deputies identified the victim as Richard O. Faulkner. He was driving south in a 2006 Dodge Charger.

Faulkner failed to make a curve on County Road F just before the intersection with Hwy. 29.

His car left the road, entered a field on the west side of County Road F and rolled over before coming to a rest on its roof.

Faulkner was thrown from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Pierce County Deputy Medical Examiner John Worsing.

The rollover occurred at 3:45 a.m. The crash is still under investigation.

Prescott police, fire and ambulance assisted deputies at the scene.