- Associated Press - Sunday, August 5, 2018

TOWN OF NOKOMIS, Wis. (AP) - Authorities in northern Wisconsin say a passenger on a UTV was killed and the driver was seriously injured in a crash over the weekend.

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says the UTV left the road and struck a tree Saturday night in the Town of Nokomis.

The passenger died at the scene. The sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 49-year-old Adam Rietz of Athens.

Authorities say the 47-year-old Weston woman who was operating the UTV was flown to a hospital in Wausau. The sheriff’s office says she was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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