Elk Mound man killed in Hwy. 29 crash involving a semi identified

TOWN OF WHEATON  — The 56-year-old Elk Mound man who died March 5 when he pulled out with his pickup truck in front of semi on state Highway 29 in the Town of Wheaton has been identified as David R. Creaser.

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department sent an e-mail to local news outlets March 6 identifying Creaser and the semi driver.

The driver of the semi tractor was identified as Russell F. Hayes, 53, of Rio, Wisconsin.

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