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Fatal Crash on US HWY 51 at Sleep Central, Minocqua
Jun 06, 2018

June 6, 2018

 Fatal Crash on US HWY 51 at Sleep Central, Minocqua


On June 6, 2018 at approximately 4:51 a.m., the Minocqua Police Department responded to a one vehicle crash on US HWY 51 in front of Sleep Central in Minocqua, WI.  A vehicle was traveling southbound on US HWY 51 and lost control and entered the western ditch of US HWY 51.  The vehicle rolled numerous times and struck a vehicle parked on Sleep Central’s property causing the vehicle to come to a stop.  The driver was ejected from the vehicle resulting in a fatality.  Minocqua Officers responded to the scene to investigate the crash.  Aaron P. Coleman (34) of Minocqua, WI was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This incident is still under investigation and specific details of the crash are not being released at this time.  The Minocqua Police Department is being assisted in this investigation by the following agencies:  Minocqua Fire and Rescue, Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) Med 5 Paramedics and the Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office. 


Contact Person:       David J Jaeger, Chief of Police

                                                            (715) 356-3234





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