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Sheriff's Office: Pedestrian helping driver hit and killed in Waupaca County

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Posted at 5:25 PM, Oct 29, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-29 18:25:59-04

One person is dead after an overnight crash in Waupaca County, according to a news release from the Waupaca County Sheriff's Office.

The preliminary investigation shows that a pedestrian who was helping another driver was hit and killed, the news release said.

The scene was on County Highway W near Brehmer Road in the Town of Caledonia.

The vehicle left the scene but was found a short time later, the driver was taken into custody, and alcohol is believed to have been a factor, the news release said.