SAWYER COUNTY -- A two-vehicle crash in Sawyer County on Thursday morning has resulted in the death of Beatrice Stoner, 95 of Winter, according to a press release from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

On May 21, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Sawyer County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a two-vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of State Highway 70 and County Highway W in the Village of Winter.

Sawyer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene assisted by the Wisconsin State Patrol, Sawyer County EMS, and Winter Fire Department.

Initial investigation indicates that a 2015 Buick Encore operated by Beatrice C. Stoner, 95 of Winter was traveling south on County Highway W when she failed to yield at the intersection and collided with an east bound semi-tractor trailer operated by Kenneth A. Beres, 33 of Weyerhaeuser.

Stoner received fatal injuries from the crash.

The driver of the semi sustained no known injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

- Per Sheriff Doug Mrotek


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