Authorities identify man killed in Dunn County crash


Updated: February 21, 2020 08:45 AM

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.

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