WHERE Incident Happened: US Highway 14 East of Highway 58
What happened:On 09-09-2022, at approximately 5:48am Richland County Deputies responded to a report of a head-on collision involving a semi and passenger car on US Hwy 14 just East of State Hwy 58. When emergency personnel arrived, both lanes of US Hwy 14 were closed to allow for cleanup and investigation. Based on witness statements as well as evidence recovered from the scene, it is believed that the driver of the car who was heading Westbound deviated from the lane of traffic and entered the Eastbound Lane. The semi driver who was traveling Eastbound attempted evasive maneuvers, but was unable to avoid the collision and struck the car head-on. The driver of the car was pronounced deceased on scene, while the driver of the semi was physically uninjured. A Wisconsin State Patrol Reconstruction Team was contacted to assist with processing the scene. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office was also assisted on scene by the Richland Center Fire Department, Richland EMS, and the Richland County Coroner’s Office. The vehicles were removed by Wegner Towing. The crash is still under investigation and the identities of the parties involved are being withheld until proper notification of family members.
Other Agencies Involved: Wisconsin State Patrol, Richland Center Fire Dept, Richland EMS, Richland County Coroner’s Office, Wegner’s Towing