SAWYER COUNTY — A 35-year-old man from Rib Lake has died following a multi-vehicle crash in Sawyer County, according to a press release from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

On January 24, 2022, at 5:22 a.m., the Sawyer Count Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle semi vs car traffic crash on STH 70 one mile west of the intersection of CTH EE in the Town of Draper.

Sawyer County Deputies, Sawyer County EMS and WI State Patrol along with the Draper, Winter and Radisson Fire Departments responded.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, operated by William J. Bohn, 35, from Rib Lake, WI was traveling westbound on STH 70. The Chevrolet Cruze crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound semi-tractor/trailer operated by Marvin R. Zacharias, 62, from Hayward, WI. Mr. Bohn received fatal injuries from the crash and was the only occupant in the vehicle. Mr. Zacharias received very minor injuries.

This traffic crash remains under investigation by the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, WI state Patrol and the Sawyer County Coroner’s Office.

- Per Sheriff Douglas Mrotek


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