Note: This story has been updated in a seperate post which can be found here: 53-Year-Old Spooner Woman Facing Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Struck By Vehicle

SPOONER, WI -- The Wisconsin State Patrol says that there is a full closure of all lanes on US 63 between Elm St and Oak St due to a traffic incident.

The incident, details of which were not included in the initial notification, occurred on River Street at approximately 8:39a today, August 13, 2021. Traffic continues to be rerouted and is expected to be reopened by noon today.

Witnesses at the scene told that the incident involved a vehicle striking a pedestrian, however, that has not been confirmed to by authorities.

Spooner Police Chief Jerry Christman told that a press release would be issued later today.

UPDATE: The Spooner Police Chief has issued an update via Facebook with the following information:

"Hwy 63 will be closed from Elm St to Oak St. due a car vs pedestrian crash. We hope to have the street reopened by noon today. A press release will be posted later today. - Chief Jerry Christman"

UPDATE #2: The Wisconsin State Patrol says that the scene has been cleared and 63 has been reopned to traffic.

Last Update: Aug 13, 2021 2:12 pm CDT

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