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Update: Charlotte Man Killed In Wisconsin Dells Go-Cart Accident

Updated: July 5, 2013 02:43 AM

UPDATE: We now know the name of a man from the QCA who died in a go-carting accident at Wisconsin Dells on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
According to his obituary, 46-year-old Wade Wiese of Charlotte, Iowa was killed in the accident.

Meanwhile, according to our Wisconsin NBC affiliate, the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services says amusement park rides are required to be inspected annually. The go-cart track where the accident occurred was inspected three weeks ago and passed. Inspectors are back at the track Friday and will continue to examine the scene next week. Until then, the owner has closed the park and continues to cooperate with the process.

ORIGINAL: Wisconsin Dells, WI – A 45-year-old man from the DeWitt, Iowa area was killed Wednesday in a go-kart accident in Wisconsin Dells.

Police say the man suffered severe head injury and trauma after losing control of a go-kart he was driving at Alligator Alley Adventures Go-Kart Track.   

The man struck a wood post alongside the track.  Witnesses say there were no other go-carts around him at the time of the accident.

The man's name is not yet being released pending notification of family. 

Police say he was visiting Lake Delton with family when the accident happened.

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