WHO Involved: Werner Hudak, 75, of County Highway Q, Richland Center
WHERE Incident Happened: County Hwy Q, west of Hyatt Springs Ln
On 12/15/2022, around 2 am, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call stating that there was a male party located in the creek near a car that had driven into a creek on County Highway Q. A deputy from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office along with two Officers from the Richland Center Police Department responded to the scene. Life-saving efforts were attempted but were unsuccessful. Werner Hudak, 75, of Richland Center was pronounced dead at the scene by the Richland County Coroners Officer.
AGENCIES Involved: Richland Center Police Department, and the Richland County Coroner