Authorities identify man killed in Dunn County crash

Authorities have identified the man killed in a Dunn County crash Thursday morning as 54-year-old William Girard of Eau Claire.

According to a release from the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, first responders were called just before 5:50 a.m. to the intersection of State Highway 85 and County Road O on the report of a two-vehicle crash.

1 killed in Dunn County crash

The sheriff’s department said Girard had to be extricated from a Honda Civic at the scene. He was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County medical examiner.

The release said an initial investigation shows a 2007 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on County Road O when it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection and struck the Honda Civic.

The driver of the Ford suffered minor injuries.