News: Lynn #2 ( Auto Accident- 2012)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Mitchell, Tichey, Griffith, Ruetten

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 8/8/2012

Auto Accident (Lynn - 5 August 2012)

A Granton woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash on USH 10 east of Granton.

On Sunday, August 5, at about 5:15 p.m. the Clark County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call regarding a two-vehicle, head-on collision on USAH 10 near Catlin Avenue in the Township of Lynn.

Initial investigation indicates a westbound vehicle, driven by Diane C. Mitchell, 69, of Granton, crossed into the eastbound lane, striking a vehicle head-on. Mitchell was killed instantly and a passenger in her vehicle, Donna R. Tichey, 69, of Black River Falls, received serious injury. Tichey was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

The eastbound vehicle, driven by Ramona E. Griffith, 57, of Marshfield, and a passenger, Catherine E. Ruetten, 90, of Marshfield, both received incapacitating injuries and were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital also for treatment of their injuries.

Investigation is continuing by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. The Granton Fire Department, Granton First Responders, Neillsville Ambulance, Spirit of Marshfield and Marshfield Fire and Rescue all assisted at the scene.

This is the fourth traffic fatality in Clark County for 2012.



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