This is the 5th traffic fatality in Clark County in 2013. The Thorp Fire and Ambulance and Ministry St Joseph’s Hospital air medical transport helped out at the scene.
NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Thorp woman has died from injuries she ended up with in a crash on August 31.
The Clark County Sheriff's Department say Betty Benzschawel, 80, of Thorp died late Thursday. The crash happened at the intersection of Broek Road and Tieman Avenue, which is southwest of Thorp. Deputies say Benzschawel was riding in a vehicle that was heading south on Tieman Avenue. It went into the path of another vehicle that was going east on Broek Road. she was flown to the hospital. The driver of the vehicle she was riding in was also taken to the hospital with injuries. The driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries, but wasn't transported.