Man hit by car while fleeing police

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PRESS RELEASE Wisconsin State Patrol Northwest Region Eau Claire Post

Sent On: 11/03/2013 1:17 PM
Contact Name: Sgt. William Daniels
Contact Phone: 715-839-3800
Crash Information - Release of Names
Roadway: HWY 12/29
Location: 21ST ST.
County: DUNN

At 8:27 PM on Saturday November 02, 2013 a crash occurred on Hwy 12/29 at 21st St. in DUNN
County near MENOMONIE.
Assisting agencies included Dunn Co. Sheriff’s Dept. and Menomonie Fire/Rescue.

The details of the crash are as follows:
The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating a crash that occurred Saturday evening, November 2, 2013, on Highway 12/29 adjacent to Mayo Menomonie Hospital. The crash involved a pedestrian
and one motor vehicle.

Joshua T. Morrow of Menomonie, was fleeing on foot from the custody of Menomonie Police

Department. He ran onto the highway into the path of a car that was eastbound on 12/29. The vehicle was driven by Roger E. Salow of Chippewa Falls. Mr. Morrow is receiving treatment for his injuries at another area hospital. The passenger in the vehicle suffered facial cuts from glass
fragments. She was treated and released for her injuries.

Assistance was provided on scene by the Dunn County Sheriffs Department and Menomonie Fire and Rescue. The investigation of the crash continues by the State Patrol.

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