(ABRAMS, WI.)–The Oconto County Sheriff’s office says a crash on Highway 41 left a man dead Tuesday night.
The crash happened around 8:40 p.m. near Geano Beach Road, about two miles south of Abrams.
A news release from the sheriff”s office says a pickup heading south on Hwy. 41 crossed the median and hit a northbound vehicle head-on, killing the 22-year-old Oconto Falls man who was driving north.
The pickup’s driver was a 26-year-old Minnesota woman. She was injured and taken to a hospital. A 31-year-old Texas man who was her passenger was also hurt and hospitalized.
The State Patrol reconstructed the crash overnight, to determine why the pickup crossed the median.
The reconstruction force closure of Hwy. 41’s northbound lanes for over five hours. The highway was fully back open by 2:00 this morning.