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Photo by Polk County Sheriff's Dept. The accident scene Saturday night near St. Croix Falls.

Two die in Highway 8 crash

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The front seat passenger and driver of a Crown Victoria died due to injuries from a one-vehicle accident at about 11:48 p.m. Saturday, May 21, near St. Croix Falls.


The driver, Jesse L. Smith, 32, Amery, was westbound on Highway 8 near Sunset View Drive when drove off the paved portion of the road on the north shoulder. The driver attempted to take corrective action but lost control of the vehicle. He entered the north ditch and struck several trees.

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