Press Release -- On Friday, January 6, 2017, at 9:05 pm the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a car vs. tree accident at the intersection of 10 ½ Ave and 13th St, south of Barron.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Gold Cross Ambulance and Barron Fire Department responded.
Upon arrival deputies located a lone female occupant, Kerensa Davenport, 44 of Barron deceased in the car.
Initial investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling east on 10 ½ Ave and failed to stop for a stop sign at 13th Street, went off the road and struck a tree. The driver was not wearing a seat belt.
The Barron County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Barron County Sheriff’s Department are still investigating this accident.
Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff
[Photo: Barron County Sheriff's Department]