BURNETT COUNTY -- A single-vehicle crash resulted in the death of the driver after their vehicle went into the ditch and struck a tree in Burnett County this morning, Monday, July 8, 2019, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) — On July 8th, 2019 at approximately 6:44am it was reported that there was a one vehicle crash involving a tree on STH 35 just south of Danbury in Swiss Township.  Danbury Fire, Webster Fire, Webster First Responders, North Memorial Ambulance, Burnett County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol were dispatched to the scene.

From the initial investigation it appears that the vehicle was southbound on STH 35 when it left the roadway into the west ditch then struck a tree.  There was one occupant in the truck and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the driver is currently being withheld pending further investigation and notification of family members.

Last Update: Jul 08, 2019 11:49 am CDT

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