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Pedestrian struck in City of Menomonie

MENOMONIE — On Sunday October 15, 2017 at 1:02 a.m. the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office was requested to investigate a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the City of Menomonie. They were also advised the accident involved a pedestrian being struck by a Menomonie Police Department squad car.

The accident location was on Wilson Avenue west of 2nd Street West. Deputies and the Menomonie Fire Department were dispatched to the scene.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned that a Menomonie Police Department squad was west bound on Wilson Avenue when the driver observed a person lying on the roadway. The officer swerved but was not able to completely avoid striking that person.

Menomonie Fire Department arrived at the scene and transported the subject to Mayo Menomonie for treatment. That subject was later transported to Mayo Eau Claire and then to St. Mary’s hospital in Rochester Minnesota. The extent of his injuries are not known at this time.

No further information is available at this time since this case is still under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting the sheriff’s office with this investigation.