The driver of a van killed in a head-on crash on Hwy. 8, 2 miles west of Barron on June 12, was incorrectly identified by the Barron County Sheriff's Department as Feng Lin, 41, of Eau Claire. The driver was actually Yangguang Ou, 44, of New York. Lin was the owner of the van Ou was driving, stated an update by the Sheriff's Department.
Ou crossed over the center line on Hwy. 8 westbound, east of 12th Street, shortly before 4:24 a.m. and struck a semi head-on. He was pronounced dead at the scene.