On Monday, September 14th just before 1:45 in the afternoon, the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a multi-vehicle crash on 34/54 at the intersection of County Highway M in the Town of Buffalo.
Initial investigation indicated that a 2019 Jeep Cherokee operated by 61 year old Mary Jo Wicka was facing east awaiting to turn north onto CTH M, when a 2002 Toyota Rav 4 traveling eastbound and operated by 53 year old Scott Larsen struck the rear end on Wicka’ s vehicle. The impact caused Wicka’s vehicle to cross the centerline and a head on collision with a westbound Semi Tractor- trailer combo occurred.
43 year old, Waylon Erdrnann the operator of the semi attempted evasive maneuvers, thus minimizing the effect of the impact . Wicka was transported via Winona Area Ar±ulance to the Winona Comrnunity Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries.