A Community Mourns, Multiple Fatalities in Clark Co. Crash

A Community Mourns, Multiple Fatalities in Clark Co. Crash

A community continues to mourn a deadly crash in Clark County.

The latest update from responders in that area is that as a result of the crash, 9 people have died. One person was in the semi, the driver, and was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Clarissa Rochester. There were 9 people in the van, 8 of them including the driver died at the scene. One passenger in the van was taken to the Marshfield St. Joseph’s Hospital as a result of their injuries.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene with the Wisconsin State Patrol, the Hatfield Fire and Rescue Department, the Neillsville Area Ambulance, the Clark County Highway Department and the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The names of everyone involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members. The crash was reported at 7:53 AM.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.

Governor Evers posting this on social media:

Kathy and I are saddened today by the fatal crash that occurred in Clark County, tragically taking nine lives. Our hearts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of all those involved, as well as the first responders who worked quickly to provide support at the scene.

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