Crews respond to rural Prescott crash


TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- A western Wisconsin man was checked out for injuries last weekend after a Highway 35 crash in rural Prescott.

Pierce County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash at 10:10 a.m. Feb. 3 near 1220th Street in the town of Oak Grove.

Deputies said the driver, identified as 25-year-old Nelson resident Matthew D. Johnson was northbound in a 1998 Buick Century when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road, struck a guardrail and crashed into a ditch.

He was treated and released from the scene with minor injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies were assisted by Prescott police and River Falls-area ambulance.