Wausau Pedestrian Killed in Accident

TOWN OF WAUSAU, WI (OnFocus) – On January 22, 2022, at 6:56 p.m., Marathon County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a traffic crash near the intersection of Townline Road and S. 25th Street in the Town of Wausau.

The crash involved a pedestrian and a pickup truck towing a trailer. The pedestrian, 33-year-old Ashley Marie (Krezine) Henle of Wausau, died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured. Townline Road (County Road N) was closed to traffic for approximately 2.5 hours as the Marathon County Crash Reconstruction Team investigated the crash.

Assisting agencies included Wausau Fire Department, Wausau Police Department, Everest Metro Police Department, and the Marathon County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Complete circumstances of the crash are still under investigation; however, it is known that the crash occurred during hours of darkness on an unlit section of roadway and Henle was dressed in black clothing.

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office expresses condolences to Henle’s family and friends.

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