On Saturday, November 14th, a bit before 6:30 p.m., the Barron County
Sheriff’s Department received a call of a car vs pedestrian accident on
Highway 63 in Barronett.
Initial investigation shows a car driven by 62 year old Sharai Hefty, of Shell
Lake, was traveling north on Highway 63 and struck 53 year old Richard
Lauterbach, and 44 year old Jane Lauterbach, both of Shell Lake.
Richard and June Lauterbach were both transferred to Regions
Hospital in Minnesota with serious injuries. Hefty was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation