Driver killed in Eau Claire car accident at Fairfax Street

Following a fatal collision in Eau Claire on Friday night, one person was killed and another was taken into custody.

The Clairemont Avenue and Fairfax Street intersection saw a two-vehicle collision, according to a press release from the Eau Claire Police Department.

One of the drivers died as a result. They are being kept anonymous by the police until their family has been informed.

The second car’s driver has been taken into custody. According to the police, the crash may have been caused in part by speeding and drinking. It is still being looked into.

Wisconsin State Patrol will be on the scene early on Saturday, according to the police.

Later, the police will release further information. When that information becomes available, we’ll give it to you.

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