NEKOOSA, Wis. (WSAU) -- One man is dead after a traffic crash near Nekoosa last night. Wood County Sheriff’s investigators say 66-year-old James L. Dorshorst of Wisconsin Rapids was ejected from his vehicle after entering the ditch, rolling, and striking a tree.
Dorshorst failed to negotiate a curve on highway 54 near Hemlock Trail at about 11:25 p.m.
The crash remains under investigation. Deputies say speed was probably not a factor.