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A person was killed in a single car crash in Brookfield over the weekend.  Emergency responders were dispatched to Candlewood Lake Road near the entrance to Candlewood Birches shortly before 11pm Saturday.  The driver was trapped in the car and unresponsive.  Police say the accident happened near Echo Bay Marina. 

The car left the roadway and struck a utility pole and parked car.  It took firefighters and EMS 19 minutes to extricate the driver of the heavily damaged vehicle. 

The victim was taken to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead.  The driver's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

(Photo: Brookfield Volunteer Fire Company)

The road remained closed into the following morning for utility pole repairs. 

The accident reconstruction team is investigating.

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