Polk County crash leaves 1 dead

Authorities say one person is dead following a crash in Polk County, Wisconsin, late Thursday night.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the emergency call center received a call from an iPhone automatic crash notification at around 10:43 p.m. about an incident on State Highway 65 near 20th Avenue in the town of Alden.

When first responders arrived in that area, they found a southbound pickup truck had gone off the road and collided with trees.

On Monday, authorities identified the driver as 21-year-old Brody Shipe of New Richmond, Wisconsin.

The crash is still being investigated.