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Wis. trooper killed in crash

Anthony J. Borostowski lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree

Duty Death: Anthony J. Borostowski - [Sauk County, Wisconsin]

End of Service: 04/11/2017

By PoliceOne Staff

SAUK COUNTY, Wis. — A trooper has died after he lost control of his patrol vehicle.

Anthony J. Borostowski was on duty Tuesday when he lost control of his patrol vehicle, fell into a ditch and struck a tree, Baraboo News Republic reported. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  

Anthony J. Borostowski (Photo/Wis. State Patrol)
Anthony J. Borostowski (Photo/Wis. State Patrol)

Gov. Scott Walker offered condolences in a statement after learning the identity of the fallen officer.

"I had the honor of meeting him in 2015, when he received the Wisconsin State Patrol's lifesaving award for saving a man's life by performing CPR. Tonette and I send our prayers to Anthony’s family,” Walker said.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

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