Victim of Deadly Crash Identified

Victim of Deadly Crash Identified

We now know the name of the victim in a deadly crash in Otter Creek.

It was on Thursday, 03/21/24, at approximately 8:21 PM, the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Nugget Rd and County Road O, in the Township of Otter Creek, for a single vehicle crash. A passerby called 911 after they had located a vehicle that had crashed with a single occupant.

Upon arrival Deputies attempted to assist the driver but were unable to due to the severe damage the
vehicle sustained in the crash. Deputies attempted to extricate the individual while waiting for fire/EMS
to arrive. Upon the arrival of EMS, the driver succumbed to their injuries. The deceased driver was identified as 44 year old Chad Ladwig, from Eleva.

No further information is being released at this time.

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