On Monday 5/18/2020 at 9pm Richland County Dispatch received a 911 call of a 2 vehicle crash on US Hwy 56, 1/4 mile east of Viola. Sheriff’s Deputies, Viola Fire, Kickapoo Valley Rescue Squad and the Wisconsin State Patrol responded. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of the Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the 2 vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. Allen G Nemec, 37 of La Farge was pronounced dead at the scene by the Richland County Coroners Office.
Others involved: Clayton A Gatewood, 27 of Westby.
This crash is currently under investigation.