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Vernon County Sheriff's Office

A 22-year-old man from Westby was seriously injured Tuesday when he jumped from a moving vehicle.

Michael Krueger was taken to the hospital for injuries suffered in the incident on Highway 56 near Highway 82, the Vernon County Sheriff's Office said.

The driver of the vehicle was Dustin Tolliver, 20, of Westby. Two other people were in the vehicle; Krueger was the only one injured.

The incident remains under investigation.

Bill Novak is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.