Crash kills 1 in Beldenville
One woman died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Ellsworth Township.
Pierce County Sheriff's Department authorities said the deceased was a 28-year-old passenger. Two people also were injured in the crash, a 28-year-old man and an 82-year-old man. Names were being withheld pending notification of families, according to a press release.
Authorities were called at 3:34 p.m. to the scene at Highway 65, just south of Beldenville, Wis. Officers said a truck, driven by the 28-year-old man, lost control on the slush covered road and slid into the oncoming lane, his vehicle striking the 82-year-old man's.
The 28-year-old man was transported by Ellsworth ambulance to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
The 82-year-old man was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital. Authorities said both men sustained undetermined injuries.