On September 19, 2016 at around 6:30 p.m., the Bayfield County Communications Center received a call reporting a vehicle rollover with one person lying outside of the vehicle and one person still in the vehicle on Yderstad Road in the Township of Kelly. The vehicle was reported to have extensive damage.

The driver appeared to have been ejected form the vehicle and the passenger was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Ashland.

The driver, 61-year-old Jeffery S. Fischer of Mason, died at the hospital. The passenger was a 60-year-old male, also from the Mason area was being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.