BARRON COUNTY -- One of the two minors that were injured in last week's Truck vs Buggy crash has passed away, according to a press release from the Barron County Sheriff's Department.

Press Release

On Wednesday, February 25, 2021 the Barron County Sheriff’s Department was advised that the 17yr old that was injured in the buggy vs truck accident last week had passed away.

The case in still under investigation and once completed will be referred to the Barron County District Attorney’s office for review for any possible charges.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and we are grateful for all the community support they are receiving.  

The Sheriff’s Department has been advised that the funeral will take place this weekend and there will be a larger presence of horse and buggies in the area. The area is north of Hwy V and Hwy M intersection, which is north of Rice Lake, so please pay attention.

Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff


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