One person killed after losing control of vehicle, hitting tree in Sheboygan Co.

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SHEBOYGAN — Sheboygan County Sheriff’s officials say one person was killed after the vehicle they were driving struck a tree and caught fire in the Town of Wilson on Tuesday, March 1st. The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Sean Zempel of Sheboygan.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Stahl Road west of Frontage Road.

Upon the arrival of deputies, it was reported that the vehicle was up against a tree, and fully engulfed in fire.

A preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling east on Stahl Road and the driver lost control after crossing railroad tracks. The vehicle then struck a tree.

Zempel,  the sole occupant of the vehicle, didn’t survive.