Car Accident in Monroe County Leaves One Dead
Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a fatal motor vehicle crash. Early Saturday morning, November 2, Monroe County Deputy, Ryan Williams, was on routine patrol on Dove Avenue in the town of Byron when he located a one vehicle roll over crash. He located one subject who was lying next to the vehicle. There was another subject still trapped inside the vehicle.
Tomah Area Ambulance transported the injured party to Tomah Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Med-Link Helicopter responded and landed at the scene to assist with the trapped occupant. Once the occupant was extricated from the vehicle the occupant was pronounced deceased.
Investigation revealed that the 2006 BMW was traveling east on Dove Avenue when it drove off the south side of the road. It traveled approximately 500 feet before it vaulted over a creek. The BMW struck the bank on the other side which caused the vehicle to roll over several times ejecting one occupant and partially ejecting the other occupant. The BMW ended up on its roof.
The names of the parties involved are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Monroe County Sheriff Department was assisted at the scene by the Oakdale First Responders, Oakdale / La Grange Fire Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff Department Monroe County Medical Examiners Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
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