A Waupaca woman is dead following a single vehicle accident in Portage County this morning. According to the Portage County Sheriff’s Department, 72 year old Carol Paur was northbound on Interstate 39 at 8:45 when the pick-up she was driving left the roadway near the Janick Circle overpass in the city of Stevens Point and crashed into a tree. She was taken by ambulance to St. Michael’s Hospital, where she died from her injuries. Her husband, 61 year old Randolph Paur, who was a passenger in the truck, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Authorities say excessive speed and slippery road conditions were factors in the crash. This is Portage County’s first traffic fatality of the year.