On October 17th at 5:45 am the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Dept. received a 911 call in regard to a traffic accident on 273rd Street just south of the Holcombe High School. The caller indicated that a vehicle struck a power pole and was overturned in the east ditch. Upon arrival of Law Enforcement and EMS personnel found a male subject laying on the east shoulder who was unresponsive near down electrical wires.
The investigation determined that 25 year old, Tylor Wojciuch was south bound on 273rd Street traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle cresting a hill lost control and entered the east ditch striking a power pole and over turning and he came in contact with a live down electrical wire while trying to exit the vehicle.
The Chippewa County Coroners Office determined the death caused by electrocution.