Crash Information - Release of Names

At 2:40 PM on Sunday May 12, 2019 a crash occurred on Boot Lake Rd. at South of CTH B in WASHBURN County near SHELL LAKE.

Assisting agencies included Spooner Police Department, Shell Lake Fire Department, Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, North Aircare, and Spooner Fire Department.

The crash involved 1 fatality and 1 injury. Vehicle and occupant information is below.

The details of the crash are as follows:

On Sunday, May 12, 2019 at approximately 2:40 PM, troopers responded to a three-vehicle crash on Boot Lake Rd. south of CTH B in the Township of Beaverbrook, Washburn County. A northbound pick-up truck collided into two southbound passenger cars. A driver of one of the passenger cars received fatal injuries. The driver of the pick-up truck received serious injuries and was transported by North Aircare to a hospital in Minnesota. The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.


Unit 1: Pickup Truck (2017 Chevrolet Silverado)

  • Driver: Meyer, Donald D
    • 51 Year Old Male From Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Injuries: Life Threatening
  • Transported To: Hennepin County Hospital
  • Enforcement Action: Pending Investigation

Unit 2: Passenger Car (2018 Toyota Camry)

  • Driver: Tyler, Trae A
    • 24 Year Old Male From Rice Lake, WI
  • Injuries: None
  • Enforcement Action: Pending Investigation

Unit 3: Passenger Car (2017 BMW Passat)

  • Driver: Tyler, Brett W
    • 23 Year Old Male From Chetek, WI
  • Injuries: Fatal
  • Enforcement Action: Pending Investigation

Last Update: May 14, 2019 7:04 am CDT

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