Van vs. Semi Crash Leads to 1 Fatality

posted Oct 17, 2019, 8:52 AM by News Room   [ updated Oct 17, 2019, 9:05 AM ]
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Highway 8 was closed in both directions this morning near the intersection with Barron County Road F between Poskin and Almena because of a 2-vehicle crash early this morning. The crash occurred just before 5am when a semi-tractor trailer traveling East on Highway 8 struck a van West of the intersection with Barron County Road F.  The Barron County Sheriff's Department says the person in the van was declared dead at the scene and the semi truck driver suffered non-life threatening injuries.  Further details will be released as information becomes available.