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Bloomer High School teacher killed in two-vehicle collision

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office has reported that 32-year-old Bloomer, Wisconsin resident Derek Thompson, who was a Bloomer High School special education teacher, was declared dead at the scene of a two-vehicle collision. The accident occurred one-third of a mile east of 102nd Street on Highway 64, located northeast of Bloomer at around 9:46 p.m. on Saturday, April 23.

According to preliminary investigations, Thompson had been driving a 2014 Chrysler Town & Country van when it collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban. Also inside the vehicle Thompson was driving at the time of the incident were 28-year-old Bloomer resident Brittany Thompson, 49-year-old Bloomer resident Sandra Lowe, 24-year-old Minneapolis, Minnesota resident Blaine Siebel, and 22-year-old Menomonie resident Jessica Kleinhans.

Helping the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office investigate the incident are the Bloomer Police Department, the Chippewa County Coroner’s Office, the Bloomer Fire Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol. A Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office deputy stated that no citations or charges have been filed at this time.

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