RUSK COUNTY -- The Rusk County Sheriff's Office on Sunday released the following updated press release regarding the 2-vehicle crash in Rusk County on Saturday afternoon.

Press Release

On Saturday, May 14, 2022, at about 3:23 pm, the Rusk County Dispatch received a call of a 2-vehicle crash on STH 27 south of Broken Arrow Rd in the Town of Willard, County of Rusk.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Rusk County EMS, Sheldon Fire District, and the Cornell Fire Department responded to the scene and found 2 vehicles in the roadway and ditch that had collided.

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

Deputies and others responding to the scene found two subjects deceased and one was transported to the Marshfield Medical Center-Ladysmith where the subject was flown to another facility where he later died.

No names will be released at this time pending further investigation by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Rusk County Medical Examiners Office.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public if they have any information about the crash or witnessed the crash, to please contact the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office at 715-532-2200.

- Per Sheriff Jeffery Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff


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