WHERE Incident Happened: Marshall Township
What happened: On October 3rd, 2023 at approximately 12:35pm, The Richland County Dispatch Center received a call from a family member of missing person- John Anderson, stating that he had located the vehicle crashed in a wooded area off of County Hwy A in rural Richland County. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and confirmed that it was Anderson’s vehicle and located Anderson deceased inside. Richland Fire and The Richland County Coroner were contacted and arrived on scene a short while later. A thorough investigation on scene lead deputies to believe that Anderson had a serious medical incident while operating the vehicle, causing the crash. Wisconsin State Patrol was later contacted to extract the vehicle information and an autopsy was completed which confirmed the cause of death being a medical condition.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend a big thank you to the all of the agencies that assisted with the investigation as well as the family and friends whom assisted in the search. Our sympathy is with his family and friends during this difficult time.
Other Agencies Involved: Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Richland Center Fire Department, Richland County Coroner, Pleasant Prairie Police Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol