Child burned by fallen wires after vehicle strikes utility pole

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SHEBOYGAN (WITI) — Sheboygan County Sheriff’s officials say a crash on Highway EH in Elkhart Lake led to a child being burned after wires fell onto the ground.

It happened just before 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11th.

Sheriff’s officials say a man crashed his vehicle into a utility pole, and wires fell to the ground.

A child near the wires suffered burns, and was taken to the hospital.

Sheriff’s officials say early indications are that alcohol was a factor in this crash.