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One fatality and four injuries in early morning crash in Dunn County


At 12:08 AM on Sunday June 11, 2023, a crash occurred on I-94 west bound at mile marker 40 near Menomonie.


The crash involved one fatality and four injuries. Vehicle and occupant information is listed below.

The details of the crash are as follows:


On 6/11/2023 at approximately 12:08 am, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Dunn County Sheriff's Office, and Menomonie Police Department responded to a call of a wrong-way driver on I-94. The initial investigation indicates a Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when it struck a Jeep Compass head-on at milepost 40 blocking all westbound lanes. Upon arrival, it was discovered there were multiple injuries including one fatality. The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.


Assisting agencies included Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Menomonie Police Department, Menomonie Fire and Rescue, Boyceville Ambulance, Mayo Helicopter, and Irvington’s Towing.


Parties involved


Unit 1: Passenger Car (2008 Toyota Corolla)

Driver: Name is withheld pending notification of family.

33-year-old male from Eau Claire, WI

Injuries: Fatal


Unit 2: Van/SUV (2018 Jeep Compass)

Driver: Name is withheld pending notification of family.

28-year-old male from Chicago, IL

Injuries: Non-Life Threatening

Passenger: Name is withheld pending notification of family.

27-year-old female from Maple Grove, MN

Injuries: Life Threatening


Passenger: Name is withheld pending notification of family.

8-year-old Male

Injuries: Life Threatening


Passenger: Name is withheld pending notification of family.

6-year-old Male

Injuries: Life Threatening



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