Fatal Crash on Wisconsin State Highway 77 Leaves Hayward Man Dead

Crash remains under investigation at this time

Around 11:37 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, along with other area first responders, responded to a single vehicle crash on State Highway 77 near Eaton Road, in the Town of Lenroot.

The lone occupant of the vehicle, identified as Joseph D. Rady, 21, of Hayward, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office reports that the vehicle had been traveling eastbound on STH 77, at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, when Rady apparently lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway into a wooded area. The vehicle sustained extensive damage.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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