On March 18, 2016 at approximately 3:18 PM the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 79 and 280th Street in the Township of Tiffany. Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Boyceville Fire Department, Boyceville Ambulance, Boyceville Police Department, and Life-Link Medical Helicopter responded.
The vehicle was northbound on State Highway 79 approaching 280th Street when it failed to negotiate a curve, entered a wooded area and struck a tree. The vehicle became engulfed in flames. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County Medical Examiner.
Alcohol appears to be a contributing factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office. The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending family notification.