23-Year-Old Wascott Man Killed in Car Crash

By KBJR News 1

23-Year-Old Wascott Man Killed in Car Crash

August 9, 2013 Updated Aug 9, 2013 at 11:15 AM CDT

Wascott, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A 23-year-old Wascott man is dead after he crashed his car along Whitefish Lake Road in Douglas County.

Authorities responded to the accident around 3:40 Thursday morning. Michael T. Benson was the lone occupant of the pick up truck. He was transported to a Duluth hospital, however he later died due to his injuries.

Investigators say they are looking at alcohol and text messaging as contributing factors to the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

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