BARRON COUNTY -- A teenager has died in Barron County and law enforcement is currently on scene.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department says that the 'preliminary investigation shows the teen was assisting in storm clean up with a large group of people, when he did not see a tree coming down and it stuck him,' according to a press release from the Sheriff's Department.

(Press Release) -- The Barron County Sheriff's Dept is currently on scene at a residence outside of Chetek investigating a tree that fell on a teenager.

Preliminary investigation shows the teen was assisting in storm clean up with a large group of people, when he did not see a tree coming down and it stuck him. 

Life saving measures were attempted but the teen passed away at the scene. 

The teen was from out of the area and notification to family has been made. 

The Sheriff's Dept was assisted by the Chetek Fire and Ambulance, Life Link Helicopter and the Barron County Medical Examiners Office.   


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