MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person is dead after a car crash Friday morning in Richmond, Wisconsin.
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s office says the crash happened at about 11:42 a.m. on County Highway A, just south of West Richmond Way.READ MORE: Uptown’s Williams Pub & Peanut Bars Closes Indefinitely After Shooting
A 1998 Chevrolet Lumina drove off the roadway after failing to take a curve in the road. The car went into a ditch, hit a tree and then burst into flames.
Emergency crews were unable to pull the driver from the car due to the fire, and they were pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For South-Central Minnesota
The driver’s name is being withheld until investigators can properly identify them and contact their relatives.
This is the sixth road fatality this year in Wisconsin.MORE NEWS: Gophers Break Losing Streak, Beat Rutgers 68-65
The St. Croix Sheriff’s office is investigating.