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Victim, driver identified as crash near Morristown turns fatal

Police have identified the victim and driver in a fatal crash near Morristown that investigators believe involved alcohol.

Travis Vanhoudt of Waterville, died at the trauma center he’d been transported to after the crash, according to a press release from the Rice County Sheriff’s Office.  The crash happened Monday morning just before 6 a.m. at 230th St W and Iona  Ave.

Vanhoudt was ejected from a vehicle driven by Robyn Lynse, 17, of Warsaw.  Lynse was arrested at the scene of the crash, but released into a parent’s custody later that day.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.  Criminal charges are pending the results of a blood test.

The crash remains under investigation.


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