BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (RELEASE) -- On Monday, September 16, 2013, at 7:45 a.m., the Barron County Sheriff’s Department
received a report of a crash on Hwy 25 at 18th Avenue.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Mayo Ambulance and Barron Fire Department were dispatched to the scene.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a Freightliner truck driven by Gary Hanna, age 56, from Shell Lake, was traveling eastbound on 18th Avenue and failed to stop at the stop sign at Highway 25 and crossed in front of a southbound Ford Escort driven by Lance Peterson,
age 25, from Rice Lake. Both drivers were transported by Mayo Ambulance for unknown injuries.
This crash remains under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin State Patrol.