Dunn County Sheriff's Office
Fatal Crash - Village of Wheeler
On October 20, 2020, about 2:06 PM the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of a 2 vehicle accicident with personal injury and road blockage on STH 25 south of 550th St in the Village of Wheeler. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Boyceville Police Department, Boyceville Fire Department, and Colfax Ambulance responded to the scene.
The initial crash investigation shows that a 2007 Chrysler Sebring operated by 27 YOA female was southbound on STH 25 and a 2015 Ford F350 operated by a 50 YOA male was northbound on STH 25. The Sebring began to loose control and started to slide back and forth in the road way. The sebring crossed the centerline and was stuck on the passengerside by the F350. Upon arrival of law enforcement the operator of the Sebring was unresponsive and trapped in the vehicle. She was extricated from the vehicle and Colfax Ambulance personnel attempted life saving measures but were unsuccesful. The Dunn County Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene and pronounced her deceased.
Initial investigation shows that road conditions due to the heavey snow, combined with the conditions of the tires on the Sebring and speed were contributing factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office along the Dunn County Medical Examiners Office.
Names will not be released at this time pending notification of family.