RUSK COUNTY -- The Rusk County Sheriff's Office today released the following updated press release regarding the 2-vehicle crash in Rusk County on Saturday that resulted in the deaths of 3 people.

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.

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.

Investigations found that the vehicles collided head-on causing severe damage to both vehicles and causing one vehicle to leave the roadway.

Victims identified in the crash are:

  • Christian M Ollinger (24) Ladysmith, WI
  • Matthew J Krisik (32) Hawkins, WI
  • Shanna M Krisik (41) Hawkins, WI

- Per Rusk County Sheriff Jeffery Wallace


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