The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department reported a single vehicle accident in the village of La Farge resulted in the death of one person on Friday, Dec. 22.

At approximately 8:12 p.m., the Vernon County Sheriff's Department communications center received a call of a single vehicle accident on Hwy. 131, just south of North Seelyburg Rd. in the village limits of La Farge. A vehicle left the roadway and drove through a building owned by Organic Valley Cooperative.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on the scene by the Vernon County Coroner's Office. The name of the deceased is not being released pending the notification of family.

Also assisting at the scene were; La Farge Fire & Rescue, La Farge Police Department, and La Farge Public Works.

The crash remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff's Office.

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