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Driver killed in Wilton crash identified as 22-year-old man

Brad Williams



The UTV driver who was killed after crashing into a utility pole in Wilton has been identified by Monroe County sheriff’s officers.

Twenty-two-year-old Jared Chambers of Wilton hit the pole and a mailbox after crossing the center line of Highway 71, early Sunday morning.

The pole snapped, and some power lines fell as a result.

Chambers was pronounced dead after he was taken to a Tomah hospital.

Investigators still don’t know how Chambers lost control of his vehicle.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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