At 3:26 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of USH 12 and County Road K in the Township of Lucas. The caller reported multiple occupants of one vehicle were all entrapped.
The Dunn County Sheriff's Office, Menomonie Fire Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and a Mayo helicopter responded to the scene.
The preliminary investigation indicates a Lincoln Continental was southbound on County Road K and failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of USH 12. The Lincoln Continental was struck by a westbound Jeep Grand Cherokee. Visibility does not appear to be a factor at the time of this crash.
There were three occupants in the Lincoln Continental. One occupant of the Lincoln Continental was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second occupant was airlifted by Mayo Helicopter and the third occupant was transported by ambulance, both with serious injuries. The two occupants of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were treated for minor injuries and released.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.
The names of the occupants are being withheld pending family notification.