MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in northwestern Wisconsin say icy roads may be to blame for a fatal crash Tuesday morning.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. on U.S. Highway 8 near Weyerhaueser.
A Chevrolet Tahoe going west on the highway lost control, crossed the center line and slammed head-on into a Dodge Ram pickup.
The driver of the Tahoe, a 28-year-old man from Bruce, Wisconsin, was killed. He was not wearing a seat belt.
His name is being withheld pending the notification of family.
The Ram’s driver, a 64-year-old woman from Chetek, Wisconsin, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.