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Man found in field after crash, in critical condition

TOWN OF ARGYLE, Wis. - One man is in critical condition after being found unresponsive inside his vehicle in a Lafayette County farm field.

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department said a vehicle was spotted around 8 p.m. Thursday in a field in the 14000 Block of County Highway N in the town of Argle.

Michael Berg, 59, was found in the car severely injured.

An investigation shows Berg failed to negotiate a curve. He then lost control, struck a ditch and embankment before landing in the field.

Berg was taken to Monroe Hospital and later transferred to the UW Hospital in Madison with life-threatening injuries. Med Flight helicopters could not respond to the accident because of the weather conditions.

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office will continue to investigate the crash.

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