MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 59-year-old man died last week after two pickup trucks collided on wet roads in western Wisconsin.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Thursday morning in the town of Eureka, Wisconsin, which is roughly five miles northeast of Taylors Falls.READ MORE: Minnesota Auto Shops Swamped with Hail-Damage Repairs
Investigators say a Dodge pickup was travelling north on Highway 35 when it lost control on a slush-covered curve, crossed the center line and slammed into an on-coming Ford F-150.READ MORE: Minneapolis North H.S. Principal Put On Leave After Attending Sit-In With Students
The driver of the Dodge pickup, identified as Roger Lundeen of Milltown, Wisconsin, died in the crash.MORE NEWS: What Happened At Minnesota's 21 Native-American Boarding Schools? Unpacking A Complex History
The other pickup driver was hospitalized for their injuries.