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Columbia County Sheriff's Office

The man who died Feb. 27 when the car he was a passenger in overturned into a ditch in Columbia County has been identified as Michael Sharpee, 62, of Lodi.

Sharpee died at the scene of the crash on Reynolds Road near Lovering Road in the town of Lodi, the Sheriff's Office said.

The 65-year-old female driver of the car was taken to UW Hospital for treatment of her injuries .

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