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Man killed in Wisconsin rollover identified

The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified the Minong man killed in a rollover crash Wednesday near Spooner. Gary H. Degeest, 47, was the driver of the 1998 Ford F150 that rolled along U.S. Highway 53 near the Wisconsin Highway 70 overpass, about ...

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A Minong man was killed Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 53 in near Spooner. (Washburn County Sheriff's Office photo)

The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified the Minong man killed in a rollover crash Wednesday near Spooner.

Gary H. Degeest, 47, was the driver of the 1998 Ford F150 that rolled along U.S. Highway 53 near the Wisconsin Highway 70 overpass, about a mile east of Spooner. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, 21-year-old Danielle D. Puig, was taken to the Spooner Health System emergency room with non-life-threatening injuries.

The single-vehicle crash remains under investigation by the State Patrol.

Related Topics: WASHBURN COUNTY
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