BURNETT COUNTY (DrydenWire) - An early morning crash on Wednesday in Burnett County has resulted in a fatality, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff's Office.
On October 4, 2023, at 2:51a, Burnett County Dispatch received a call of a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of State Highway 35 and Glendening Road in the Town of Oakland.
When deputies arrived they observed a single-vehicle rollover crash. Two occupants of the vehicle were at the scene.
One of the occupants was flown to a Twin Cities hospital. The other occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene after lifesaving measures were exhausted.
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This case remains under investigation. No further details will be released at this time.
The Burnett County Sheriff's Office would like to thank North Ambulance, Webster Fire Department, Danbury Fire Department, St. Croix Tribal Police Department, and the Burnett County Medical Examiner's Office for their assistance.
-- Per Burnett County Sheriff Tracy Finch