Man dies after driving through flooded roadway in St. Croix Co.
ST. CROIX COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - One man was pronounced dead after driving on a flooded roadway in St. Croix County.
The sheriff’s office says Gary Parent, 70 from Emerald, was driving on a flooded roadway when he lost control and entered the ditch along County Highway E. The vehicle eventually submerged under water and he was pronounced dead by the medical examiner.
The crash is still under investigation.
The sheriff’s office notes that this is the first traffic fatality of 2020 for St. Croix County.
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