One Dead in Chippewa County Crash


The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the people involved in a fatal crash Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies say 72-year-old Glen Winge of Chippewa Falls died in the crash.

It happened in the Town of Wheaton near Chippewa Falls on County Road T.

According to the sheriff’s department, Winge was going north on T when he closed the center line for unknown reasons and hit a pickup.

The driver of the pickup, 54-year-old Randy Mcinnis of Eau Claire, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The sheriff’s department says Mcinnis tried to avoid the crash by braking and steering but was unable to avoid impact.

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