News: Chippewa County (Cadott Man Killed - 2011)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) June 29, 2011
Chippewa County (Cadott Man Killed–2011)
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic crash that resulted in the death of Thomas E. Hickey, 46, of Cadott, in the township of Lafayette in the early morning hours of Thursday, June 23.
At 4:55 a.m. a passerby reported a vehicle in the ditch on 30th Avenue west of 220th Street in the Township of Lafayette, where the driver was found unresponsive.
The Chippewa Fire District Paramedics and Fire personnel responded to the scene and the Chippewa County Coroner later pronounced the driver dead at the scene.
The vehicle had been traveling east on 30th Avenue and veered into the north ditch striking some trees. The driver is believed to have suffered a medical condition prior to the crash. An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.
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