Multi-vehicle crash kills 1 in Washburn County

TOWNSHIP OF BEAVERBROOK, WI — A Chetek, Wisconsin man is dead following a three vehicle crash in Washburn County Sunday afternoon.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. after a northbound pick-up truck collided into two southbound passenger cars.

Authorities say Brett Tyler, 23, died from his injuries.

The driver of the truck, Donald Meyer, 51, of Chippewa Falls, was flown to Hennepin County Hospital for life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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