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SINGLE VEHICLE FATAL CRASH

County Highway G at 307th Avenue, Ruby Township

Post Date:09/06/2017 10:38 AM

Date and Time of Event: 09/06/2017, 0108 HOURS

Type of Event: SINGLE VEHICLE FATAL CRASH

Location of Event: County Highway G at 307th Avenue, Ruby Township

Persons Involved:  TO BE RELEASED AT A LATER TIME AND DATE

Agencies Involved: Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Sheldon Ambulance Service, and Sheldon Fire Department

Details of Event: On 09/06/2017 at 0108 hours, the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 1 vehicle crash on County Highway G at 307th Avenue with an occupant ejected and possibly deceased.  Upon deputies’ arrival, it was learned that the vehicle had been traveling northbound on County Highway G, entered the west ditch, became airborne, and overturned multiple times coming to rest in the west ditch.  The 47 year old driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene.  No other vehicles are believed to be involved at this time.  It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation at this time.  The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.  

Authority:      Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk

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