On February 2, 2020, at 8:10 PM the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and Menomonie Fire and Rescue, were dispatched to the 3700 block of 420th St, in the Township of Menomonie for a one-vehicle crash with injuries.
The initial crash investigation showed a 4-door sedan was southbound on 420th St approaching a curve. The driver was unable to negotiate the curve. The vehicle left the roadway, and struck a group of large trees.
Due to significant damage to the vehicle, Menomonie Fire and Rescue extricated the adult male driver. Life saving measures were attempted on scene, but were not successful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The adult male passenger in the vehicle was transported to Mayo-Menomonie, where they received treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
The names of the individuals involved in the crash are not being released at this time.
Updated information: Feb 4, 2020:
The deceased operator of the vehicle was Christopher Becker, age 19, of Menomonie, WI
The passenger that was injured was Dylan Thomas, age 18, of Menomonie, WI