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Vehicle VS Pedestrian crash with fatality

Post Date:11/17/2015 10:42 AM

CHIPPEWA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

NEWS RELEASE

UPDATE: 

Driver: Jane A Tegels Age 74 of Chippewa Falls
Vehicle: 1996 Jeep Cherokee

Date:  11/16/2015

Time: 10:22 p.m.

Incident: One (1) vehicle vs. pedestrian crash with fatality.

Location: CTH X approximately 50 yards west of 183rd Street. Town of Lafayette, Chippewa County.

Agencies involved: Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Chippewa Fire District Fire and Rescue, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Chippewa County Coroner’s Office.

Summary:  On Monday, November 16th, 2015 at about 10:22 p.m. Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Chippewa Fire District, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Chippewa County Coroner’s Office responded to a one vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on CTH X near 183rd Street in the Town of Lafayette, Chippewa County.  Based upon the initial investigation, an east bound vehicle on CTH X near 183rd Street struck a male walking on the east bound lane of traffic. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene by the Chippewa County Coroner.

Time of crash, weather, lighting, dark colored clothing worn by the pedestrian, and the pedestrian level of intoxication may be factors in the crash. No arrests were made in the incident. The crash is still under investigation at this time.

Deceased: Wisemiller, Anthony DOB 03/26/1964

Authority: Lt. Rick Starck
Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office
715-738-7310

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