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Driver killed in collision with a La Crosse Co. sheriff's deputy

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HOLMEN (WKOW) -- A driver was killed after a collision with a La Crosse County sheriff's deputy on the drive to help stop a bar fight in Holmen.

The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department says the accident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday. The deputy was driving north on State Highway 35 with lights and siren activated when the squad car collided with a westbound vehicle at the intersection of a county highway.

The driver of the vehicle died at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. Both the driver and the deputy's name, gender and age have not been released. The deputy was treated for injuries and released. The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the collision.

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