Fatality, police lights, crash, road, fatal

TOWN OF SARONA– Leeland E. J. Braunstein, 65, of Sarona was killed in a car accident on Thursday, Aug. 15.

The time of the accident is unknown, and the Washburn County Sheriff's Office was notified of the accident at 3:21 a.m. Braunstein traveling east on Cty. Hwy. D in a Dodge Grand Cara van when he went off the road on the south side as he approached a curve and the intersection of Shallow Lake Road, went about 90 yards across the ditch, and struck a tree, traveled further, and hit another tree.

The report noted Braunstein was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, that alcohol and drug use were not suspected, and that Braunstein's actions and the vehicle condition at the time of the accident are unknown.

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