The Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash with injury and one person unresponsive. A Gibson’s Water Care box truck that was westbound on STH 64 struck a female pedestrian on a curve in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to Mayo Bloomer and then by helicopter to Mayo Eau Claire where she underwent surgery and succumbed to her injuries. The accident is still under investigation.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is asking any persons who may have witnessed the activity of the truck or the female pedestrian in this area around that timeframe to contact the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office at 715-726-7701.