Editor's Note: The names of the parties involved have been released by the Wisconsin State Patrol. That information can be found here.

SPOONER, WI -- A 53-year-old woman from Spooner is facing life-threatening injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle on US 63 in Spooner.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says that at 8:32a this morning, Friday, August 13, 2021, a crash occurred on US 63 SB at Highway 63 and Main Street.

Law enforcement from Spooner Police Department, Washburn County Sheriff’s Department, and the WI State Patrol responded to a car versus pedestrian crash at the intersection of Main Street and Highway 63 in the city of Spooner.

A female was walking westbound through the crosswalk at Highway 63 when a southbound vehicle struck her causing severe injury.

Preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian failed to yield to the vehicle that had a green light.

The crash was reconstructed by the WI State Patrol and still remains under investigation.

Assisting agencies included Spooner Police Department, Washburn County Sheriff’s Department, and North Memorial Ambulance Service.

PARTIES INVOLVED

Unit 01: Passenger Car (2000 Cadillac Deville)

Driver

  • Name is withheld pending notification of family.
    • 68 Year Old Female From Spooner, WI
  • Injuries: None
  • Seatbelt Use: Yes
  • Alcohol Use: No
  • Enforcement Action: Pending Investigation

Pedestrian

  • Name is withheld pending notification of family.
    • 53 Year Old Female From Spooner, WI
  • Injuries: Life-Threatening
  • Alcohol Use: No
  • Enforcement Action: No

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