RUSK COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)— Officials have released the names of those involved in the Rusk County fatal crash that happened Tuesday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says 28-year-old Richard Smith of Bruce died in the crash. WiDOT says Smith was not wearing a seatbelt. 64-year-old Laura Peterson suffered non-life threatening injuries.
RUSK COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)—One person is dead and another is injured after a two-vehicle crash in Rusk County. Officials are saying ice roads may be a factor.
Wisconsin Department of Transportation says a Wisconsin State Trooper responded to a two vehicle crash Tuesday at 7:52 a.m. The crash happened on US Highway 8.
One vehicle was traveling west on Highway 8 when the driver lost control and hit another vehicle head on.
The crash remains under investigation.