Morning Traffic Accident Results in One Fatality

One Pronounced Deceased On Scene

Auburndale (OnFocus) Saturday morning at approximately 7:08 am the Wood County Dispatch Center received a call of a two vehicle accident in the Village of Auburndale near the intersection of Cty Rd P and US Hwy 10.

A van traveling west bound on US Hwy 10 collided with a pick up truck which was north bound on Cty Rd P. The driver of the van was pronounced deceased on scene and the driver of the pickup was transported to Marshfield Medical Center.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department, Auburndale Fire Department, Auburndale First Responders, Wood County Coroner’s Department, Wood County Highway Department and Wisconsin State Patrol all assisted at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

Update: Names have been released in this traffic accident.

Mark A. Smith, 57, of Auburndale was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Tyler W. Richardson, 16, of Milladore was transported.


News Desk
Author: News Desk