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Driver Killed in Price County Crash

Wisconsin State Patrol Facebook

A driver in Price County died after a crash near Prentice.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says the accident happened just before six Thursday evening on County Road YY a half mile east of Strucker Road in the town of Spirit.

A Chrysler 200 Limited was traveling south on County Road YY when it went off the road in a curve and hit the trees.

The 55-year-old man driving was trapped in the vehicle.  Extrication equipment was used to remove him.

The driver was transported to Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital by Lincoln County Ambulance and then flown by Spirit Air helicopter to Aspirus Wausau Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting the crash investigation.

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