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updated 8:10 PM UTC, May 23, 2019

Neillsville Area Driver Dies in Crash

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

One person is dead after the car they were driving was involved in a crash on STH 73 by
Schofield Road in the Township of Weston.


The Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call of the crash at about 7:17 am, on
Tuesday May 14 th , 2019. When first responders arrived on scene, they saw two vehicles
that appeared to have crashed into each other head-on. One vehicle was blocking both
north and south bound lanes facing east and the other vehicle was on the east shoulder
facing a south east direction.
One driver was transported by helicopter to the Marshfield Medical Center and appeared
to be wearing a seatbelt. The other operator was pronounced dead at the scene by
Coroner Schleifer. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and were from the Neillsville
area.
The Neillsville Area Fire and Ambulance Service responded to the scene with the Clark
County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Marshfield Medical Center Helicopter
and Coroner Schleifer. The Investigation is continuing by the Clark County Sheriff’s and
Coroner’s Office and the State Patrol.
This is the 3 nd traffic fatality in Clark County for 2019.
The operator’s names are being withheld at this time pending notification of family
members.

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