One dead in car crash, fire in Cochrane

One person has died in a car crash that resulted in a fire.

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received a report Wednesday night around 10:15 of a vehicle that struck a garage near the intersection of South Main Street and CTH O in the Village of Cochrane.

The caller said that it appeared the car and garage were on fire.

When crews arrived on scene, they found a person still in the vehicle and attempted to get them out, but were unsuccessful.

The identity of the person is being withheld until family can be notified.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is encouraged to call the Buffalo Co. Sheriff’s Department at 608-685-4433.

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