Officials have now identified the victim in yesterday mornings fatal traffic crash in Vilas County.
The sheriff’s office says the driver was 20 year old Ezekial Jonas of Manitowish Waters. The accident happened yesterday morning at just after 1am.
Jonas was the lone occupant in the pickup truck that left the roadway and struck a tree.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but preliminary reports indicate alcohol and excessive speed as potential factors.