BARRON COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash on Thursday resulted in the death of a Boyceville, WI man, and a Rice Lake man being airlifted from the scene with “serious injuries,” according to a press release from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.
(Press Release) — On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:36pm the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a 2 vehicle crash on County Road B at 18th Street north of Rice Lake.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Cumberland Ambulance, Bear Lake and Rice Lake Fire Departments and Life Link Helicopter were all dispatched to the scene.
Initial investigation shows a truck driven by Thomas Lamm, 48 of Boyceville was travelling south on 18th Street and failed to stop at the stop sign at 18th Street and Highway B and collided with a truck travelling west on Highway B driven by Corey Carlson, 47 of Rice Lake.
Carlson was extricated from the truck and flown to Mayo Hospital in Eau Claire with serious injuries. Lamm was pronounced deceased at the scene.
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This crash remains under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Hwy B was closed with the assistance of the Barron County Highway Department for about 3 hours.
Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff