POLK COUNTY -- A multi-vehicle crash on Thursday morning in Polk County has resulted in one fatality, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

On Thursday April 7, 2022, at 0712 hours, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call of a 2-vehicle crash in the area of Highway 35 and 180th Street, north of the Village of Centuria in the Town of Eureka.

Upon arrival of Law Enforcement, Milltown Fire and First Responder units it was determined that a white Dodge pickup truck was traveling northbound on Highway 35. The roads were wet and had areas of slush on them. As the Dodge pickup entered the curve to the left, the driver lost control of the vehicle and slid into the southbound travel lane.

At that time, there was a gray Ford F-150 pickup truck heading southbound. The Dodge crossed left of center and entered the path of the Ford F-150.

The driver of the Dodge pickup truck sustained serious injuries and died at the crash scene. The driver of the Ford pickup was transported by ground ambulance for injuries sustained in the crash.

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Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with this incident were the Milltown Fire Department, First Responder units, Lakes Area Ambulance Service, the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The crash is being investigated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. The name of the driver will be released at a later date.

- Per Polk County Sheriff's Office

Last Update: Apr 08, 2022 12:28 pm CDT

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