Deadly Crash in Sawyer County

By KBJR News 1

Deadly Crash in Sawyer County

July 9, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 9:53 AM CDT

A car crash in Sawyer County has left one woman dead and two others hospitalized.

The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call shortly after midnight Sunday morning of a car versus motorcycle crash on state highway 77.

During that 911 call, another crash occurred involving that original car and a Jeep.

When deputies arrived on scene they found three injured individuals. Two of the injured were airlifted to Duluth and Eau Claire regional trauma centers. One of the victims, a female, later died of her injuries at the hospital.

Wisconsin State Patrol, Round Lake Fire Department, Round Lake Ambulance, Hayward Ambulance, Hayward Police Department, Mayo Helicopter and LifeLink Helicopter all assisted the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office.

The crash remains under investigation.