MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person was killed Sunday evening in a crash in the Township of Menomonie, Wisconsin, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.
The crash happened around 8 p.m. on the 3700 block of 420th St.READ MORE: Gov. Walz Announces 1M Additional At-Home Test Kits & More Booster Opportunities For Parents
Officials say a driver, traveling southbound on 420th Street, approached a curve but was unable to negotiate the turn. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a group of large trees.READ MORE: St. Anthony Police Search For Missing Girl, 16
According to the sheriff’s office, the Menomonie Fire and Rescue extricated the driver, identified as 19-year-old Christopher Becker, due to significant damage to the vehicle. Life-saving measures were attempted but were not successful and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the passenger in the vehicle, identified as 18-year-old Dylan Thomas, was transported to Mayo-Menomonie with non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Angela Jones Indicted For St. Cloud Murder
The crash remains under investigation.