Sheriff’s Office identifies man killed in crash with haybine

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Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 10:01 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 9:26 AM CDT
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TOWNSHIP OF RED RIVER, Wis. (WBAY) - UPDATE 8/8:

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a man who died in a crash involving a haybine.

The victim was identified as Jeremy J. Garrett, 37, Algoma.

The crash happened Aug. 6 at 4:39 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office was called to County Highway AB south of County Highway S in the township of Red River.

The Sheriff’s Office says a haybine was driving north on County AB when Garrett’s pickup truck came from behind and ran into the back of the haybine.

“Initial investigation indicates the pickup truck ran into the back of the haybine at a significant speed. The driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene,” says Chief Deputy Jason Veeser.

Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department received help from Luxemburg Fire and Rescue, Luxemburg PD, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin DNR, and Red River First Responders.

The State Patrol is investigating.

INITIAL REPORT

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a fatal crash on County Highway AB south of County Highway S Saturday night.

Deputies heard about the crash at 4:39 p.m.

Investigation determined a haybine was traveling north on AB as a pickup truck approached from behind.

The truck, driven by a 37-year-old Algoma man, ran into the back of the haybine at a significant speed.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

His identity has not yet been released.

Luxemburg Fire and Rescue, Luxemburg PD, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin DNR and Red River First Responders assisted at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by Wisconsin State Patrol.

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