POLK COUNTY -- Authorities have released the name of the person who died in Monday's fatal car crash in Polk County.

Polk County Sheriff Brent Waak stated that the deceased is identified as Garrett Eichman, 25, of Rural Siren.


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Fatal Car Crash In Polk County

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 l DrydenWire.com

POLK COUNTY -- A single-vehicle rollover in Polk County has resulted in the death of the driver, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) --  On Monday, September 30th, 2019 at 3:41 pm, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call of a one vehicle rollover on State Highway 65 north of the intersection of 70th Ave, in the Town of Garfield.

Information was given after the crash, the victims vehicle had been northbound on State Highway 65, entered the shoulder, over corrected causing the vehicle to enter the west ditch, and rollover. The lone occupant of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle. The occupant did not appear to be wearing their safety belt. 

EMS arrived shortly after the reported accident and attempted life saving measures. Unfortunately the occupant sustained fatal injuries.  

Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with the crash was Amery area ambulance, Allied Fire, Allied First Responders, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Names of the persons involved in the crash will be released at a later date.

Per Brent Waak, Polk County Sheriff


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