Cardiac arrest driver

People gather at the scene of a crash near the intersection of Hwys. SS and 8 south of Cameron, where a man suffered a cardiac issue and died. 

Todd M. Poznikowich suffered a cardiac event on Aug. 2 while driving southbound on Hwy. SS, just before the intersection with Hwy. 8, south of Cameron. 

The 51-year-old’s Ford SUV left the roadway at approximately 6:47 a.m., struck a highway sign and came to stop in the east ditch, according to a crash report filed by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.

The report states the medical examiner determined Poznikowich had a fatal cardiac event prior to the crash.  

Multiple emergency vehicles including law enforcement, fire and EMS responded to the scene.

Ponznikowich’s full obituary and funeral arrangements can be read on page A8 of the Aug. 7 Chronotype newspaper.

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