While the report wasn’t available yet, Burnett County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) officials have summarized the background on a serious car crash that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 16 in Falun on State Highway 70. The crash was reported by a car satellite system at 7:27 p.m. on State Highway 70 in Falun near the Bait Shop. Dispatch used Highway 70 and County Road W as the nearest intersection. According to the BCSO, two ambulances and three deputies responded. A husband and wife were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. It is believed that the driver experienced a medical emergency which contributed to their vehicle striking a tree. Both individuals were transported to a local hospital for care. The condition of the two occupants is unknown, but the investigation continues. The full report will come at a later date.
- With information from the BCSO