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TEEN IDENTIFIED AFTER DEADLY STORM CLEAN UP

TEEN IDENTIFIED AFTER DEADLY STORM CLEAN UP

On Friday afternoon, August 16, 2019 at 3:25pm, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a 14 year old male who was struck in the head by a falling tree that was being cut down by another person. The incident occurred near 7 th Avenue and 19 th Street, Town of Prairie Lake, Barron County.

Initial investigation shows 14 year old Floyd Lehman, of Melrose, WI, was part of a group cleaning up downed trees from a recent storm and it was Lehman who died at the scene.

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