Elk Mound man dies in crash
David R. Creaser, 56, of Elk Mound was killed Monday morning when his pickup collided with a semi-tractor at Hwy. 29 and 50th Street in the town of Wheaton.
According to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Creaser was stopped on the north side of Hwy. 29 at 50th Street in the town of Wheaton and attempted to cross Hwy. 29 to travel south just before 8 a.m. Monday.
A semi-tractor traveling west on Hwy. 29 collided with the pickup when Creaser “failed to yield to the semi,” according to the sheriff’s office’s report.
The driver of the semi-tractor, Russell F. Hayes, 53, of Rio, Wis., was not injured in the incident.
The Wisconsin State Patrol, the Wisconsin DNR, and local fire and EMS departments and services assisted the sheriff’s office on the scene.