**UPDATE** Authorities have released the names of the the driver involved in the fatal crash in Burnett County. That information can be viewed at the bottom of this page.


BURNETT COUNTY -- Authorities this morning responded to a crash that occurred on CTH H at CTH H north of CTH J in Burnett County. Assisting agencies included Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and Shell Lake Area Fire Department. The crash involved 1 fatality, according to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.

News Release

On June 2, 2020 at approximately 9:12 AM, the Wisconsin State Patrol and Burnett County Sheriffs Office responded to a one vehicle crash on CTH H north of CTH J in Burnett County.

The initial investigation indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and collided into a driveway embankment. The 33-year-old male driver from Webster received fatal injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

PARTIES INVOLVED

  • Unit 1: Passenger Car (2011 Ford Taurus)
  • Driver: Joseph E Rogers
    • 33 Year Old Male From Webster, WI
  • Injuries: Fatal
  • Enforcement Action: No

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