Crash Leaves One Dead in Ashland County

Update: The person identified in the fatal crash is Craig A. Schemberger, 60, from Park Falls, Wis.

GLIDDEN, Wis. – A man is dead after his vehicle left the road way striking a tree on Highway 13 near Glidden in the Township of Jacobs.

According to the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday. The caller reporting that a vehicle was in the ditch on Highway 13 and stating that the male driver was unresponsive.

Deputies arrived on scene to find a 2005 GMC Envoy had been traveling northbound on Hwy 13 when the vehicle crossed into the southbound lane of traffic and went into the ditch crashing into a tree.

Live saving efforts on the male were unsuccessful and was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the male is being withheld pending family notification.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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