77-year-old New Richmond woman dies from injuries after St. Croix County crash

Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 2:44 PM CDT
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STANTON, Wis. (WEAU) - A 77-year-old woman from New Richmond died Monday after injuries she sustained in a St. Croix County crash.

Officials say Judith Olson died June 7 at Regions Hospital. She was hit on May 20 at Highway 65 and 210th Avenue in the town of Stanton.

Preliminary investigation says Olson was hit by a truck that was driven by 44-year-old Charles Carlson. Officials noted the investigation showed Carlson had the right of way at the time of the crash. He only had minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.

This is the third traffic fatality recorded by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office in 2021.

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