One Airlifted in Dunn Co. Crash

One Airlifted in Dunn Co. Crash

An accident sends one to the hospital via helicopter.

It was on the evening of September 25th a bit before 9:30 when the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Boyceville Fire and Ambulance, Menomonie Fire Ambulance along with Life Link III Helicopter were dispatched to State Highway 170 near 180th St in the Town of Tiffany for a one vehicle crash with an ejected occupant.

The initial crash investigation shows that a 2005 Cheverolet truck with two male occupants was traveling east on STH 170. The vehicle crossed the centerline went onto the left shoulder then over corrected and entered the right ditch. Upon entering the ditch, the truck rolled several times and one occupant was ejected. The ejected occupant was flown from the scene by Life Link III. His injuries appear to be life threating. The other occupant was transported from the scene by ground ambulance, the extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

Preliminary investigation shows that speed and alcohol are factors in the crash.

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