The Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash with injury and one person unresponsive. A Gibson’s Water Care box truck that was westbound on STH 64 struck a female pedestrian on a curve in the roadway.
The pedestrian, 63 year old Christine J Prueher of Greenfield was transported by ambulance to Mayo Bloomer and then by helicopter to Mayo Eau Claire where she underwent surgery and succumbed to her injuries. The accident is still under investigation.
The driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Trevor J Plemon of Chippewa Falls, WI. Plemon had bond court this morning and received a $10,000 cash bond for the following referred charges including: Causing injury/death while operating under the influence of an intoxicant/drug 2nd offense. Possession of THC and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is asking any persons who may have witnessed the activity of the truck or the female pedestrian in this area around that timeframe to contact the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office at 715-726-7701.