Fatality, police lights, crash

SHELL LAKE– One person was killed and another seriously injured in a three-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon, May 12, that occurred at 2:40 p.m. south of Cty. Hwy. B on Boot Lake Road in the town of Beaver Brook.

The Wisconsin State Patrol reported that a northbound pick-up truck driven by Donald D. Meyer, 51, of Chippewa Falls collided with two southbound passenger cars.

Brett W. Tyler, 23, of Chetek was driving one of the cars and died from his injuries. Trae A. Tyler, 24, of Rice Lake, the driver of the second car, was uninjured.

Meyer had life-threatening injuries and was flown from the scene by North Aircare to Hennepin County Medical Center.

The State Patrol is investigating the accident. The  troopers were assisted by the Spooner Police Department, Shell Lake Fire Department, Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, North Aircare, and Spooner Fire Department.

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