Second Teen Dies in Western Wisconsin Rollover Crash
The Barron County Sheriff’s Department says the 15-year-old passenger passed away at Regions Hospital. She was one of three teenage girl passengers seriously injured in the deadly crash that occurred about 10 miles south of Rice Lake Monday night.
A previous news release stated a 14-year-old passenger died in the hospital from her injuries Tuesday morning. A 14-year-old passenger suffered what’s being described as a serious arm injury. She is in a Wisconsin hospital in stable condition, officials say.
The 16-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance. He remains in law enforcement custody in Eau Claire, according to a Tuesday update from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.