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Alcohol believed to be a factor in Grant County fatality

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- Two people were injured and one man died after a car accident in Grant County, Wisconsin.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says Dwane Redfearn, 47, was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 61/151 when he lost control while turning a corner and overturned in the median. Redfearn was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. Two passengers in the car had to be removed from the vehicle by emergency crews and transported to Dubuque area hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

All three people involved in the accident were Dubuque residents. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities say the accident is still under investigation, but alcohol and speed are believed to have played a role in the accident.

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