UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Rollover Crash in Chippewa County


UPDATE: Deputies have released the name of the woman killed in the crash in Chippewa County. 

According to Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk, 89-year-old Juanita Meyer, of Colfax, was killed in the crash. 

Her husband, 87-year-old Harland Meyer, was hurt and taken to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.


One person is dead after a rollover crash in Chippewa County Monday.

According to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, around 1:30 p.m. Monday, deputies responded to report of a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 29, a half- mile south of 90th St. in the Town of Wheaton, just west of Chippewa Falls.

Deputies said the vehicle was traveling westbound when it entered the north ditch and began to roll.
Two occupants were transported to the hospital and the driver was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The passenger is still being treated.

Deputies are waiting to release the names until family has been notified.

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