Police release name of woman killed in Hwy 27 crash

Published: Nov. 27, 2020 at 11:20 AM CST
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EAU CLAIRE CO, Wis. (WEAU) -Police identified the victim of the Friday morning crash on Hwy 27 as Misty Thostenson from Gleason, WI.

They said that she was in the area visiting family for Thanksgiving.


A 46-year-old woman is dead after a single vehicle crash early Friday morning.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. near Highway 27 in the township of Bridge Creek.

The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office said the car left the road and hit a tree. They believe alcohol was a contributing factor of the crash.

The driver died at the scene.

This crash is still under investigation.

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