UPDATE: 1 killed, 3 injured in head-on Florence County crash
HOMESTEAD, Wis. (WLUC) - One person is dead after a crash Thursday evening in the Town of Homestead.
According to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, a two-vehicle crash was reported at 7:21 p.m. Thursday on County C, close to Nault Road.
Investigators say an eastbound vehicle hit a westbound vehicle head-on. First responders attempted life-saving measures on the driver of the eastbound vehicle, but they died at the scene. Investigators say the driver was from Minnesota and was alone in the vehicle. Their name will be released after family is notified.
The westbound vehicle had three people in it. They were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.
The crash remains under investigation by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.
County C was closed overnight while the scene was cleared.
The following agencies assisted: Homestead FD, Aurora FD, Florence FD, Fence FD, Florence EMS, Integrity Paramedics, Pembine EMS, Florence County Emergency Management, Florence County Highway and the Wisconsin State Patrol Accident Reconstruction Unit.
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