State Patrol ID's Victims in Fatal Weekend Crash

posted May 14, 2019, 5:44 AM by News Room

The Wisconsin State Patrol has released the names of those involved in a fatal crash Sunday afternoon in Washburn County.  The crash occurred at 240pm on Boot Lake Road just South of County highway B in the town of  Beaverbrook near Shell Lake.  Police say a northbound pick-up truck driven by 51-year old Donald Meyer of Chippewa Falls collided into two southbound passenger cars. The driver of one of the passenger cars, 23-year old Brett Tyler of Rice Lake, received fatal injuries. Meyer received serious injuries and was airlifted to a hospital in Minnesota. The driver of the second vehicle, 24-year old Trae Tyler of Rice Lake was not injured. The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.