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Driver in fatal crash on Hwy 25 north identified


At 12:49 PM on Sunday February 25, 2024, a crash occurred on WIS 25 NB/SB at Northline Road in Dunn County near Menomonie.  


The crash involved 1 fatality and 1 injury.




The details of the crash are as follows:  


On February 25, 2024, at approximately 12:49 pm, a 2-vehicle crash occurred on Highway 25 near Northline Road in Dunn County. Preliminary investigation shows a pickup truck traveling southbound pulled into the northbound lanes to pass a vehicle and drove head-on into a passenger car traveling northbound. The driver of the passenger car was fatally injured as a result of the crash. The driver of the pickup truck received minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  


The driver of the passenger car, who died as a result of the crash, has been identified as 57-year-old Tony Alan Swanson from Boyceville.


The driver of the pickup truck has been identified at 56-year-old Barbara Jean McLennan from Chetek. She was transported to Mayo Clinic Red Cedar Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting the crash investigation and crash reconstruction. 


Assisting agencies included Dunn County Sheriff’s Department, Menomonie Police Department, and Menomonie Fire Department.  


Media release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.



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