TOWN OF GARFIELD––A vehicle rollover accident resulted in the death of a man from Siren, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. On Sept. 30 around 3:41 p.m. the department was dispatched to the accident on State Highway 65 north of the intersection of 70th Avenue in the Town of Garfield.
Garrett Eichman, 25, rural Siren, sustained fatal injuries following the accident. He was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was ejected from the vehicle and did not appear to be wearing a seat belt.
Authorities found out Eichman was traveling northbound on State Highway 65, entered the shoulder then overcorrected and entered the west ditch. The car then rolled over and Eichman was ejected from the vehicle.
EMS arrived shortly after the accident was reported. Life saving measures were attempted but Eichman died on the scene shortly after the accident.
Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with the crash was Amery area ambulance, Allied Fire, Allied First Responders, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.