CHETEK, WI (WSAU) - A Thursday night crash on Highway 53 has left one person dead. Wisconsin State Patrol officials say the crash happened in Barron County near Chetek at about 6:50 p.m.
The car slid off the Chetek exit and rolled onto its roof. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was taken to Lakeview Hospital in Rice Lake with serious injuries.
The road was snow covered and slippery at the time. No names have been released yet.