Fatal accident near Tomahawk
For the Star Journal
TOMAHAWK – A 22-year-old Eagle River woman was killed in a traffic accident this morning near Tomahawk. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a two-vehicle crash occurred just before 8 a.m. on US-8 near the town of McCord, northwest of Tomahawk. A black Chevrolet Malibu was eastbound on US-8 when it crossed the centerline into the path of a westbound semi-tractor trailer unit.
The woman, driving the Malibu, suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the semi was uninjured. The highway was closed for several hours. The victim’s name has been withheld pending notification of family.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is continuing its investigation.