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Forum News Service, Published January 02 2014

Teen dies in New Year's Day crash

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - A Hudson teen died in a one-vehicle crash early New Year’s Day.

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office reported that Taylor J. Casey, 19, died in a rollover at 5:18 a.m. Wednesday just south of New Richmond in northwest Wisconsin.

Casey was driving a 2002 Mercedes Benz SUV south on County A. He apparently lost control of the vehicle and it entered the east ditch and rolled over. Casey was partially ejected and pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Croix County medical examiner. A passenger, Antonio L Bloomquist, 19, of Hudson, was not injured.

Casey was not wearing a seat belt; Bloomquist was wearing a seat belt.