Fatal Crash on Wabasha Bridge Spanning the Mississippi
Nelson, Wisconsin (KROC-AM News) - One person was killed yesterday in a collision involving two motorcycles and a car on the bridge connecting Wabasha and Nelson Wisconsin.
A news release issued by the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin identified the victim as 67-year-old Douglas Hildebrandt of Redwood Falls. The Sheriff's Office indicated he was driving a motorcycle that collided head-on with a car when the larger vehicle went over the centerline on the Highway 25 bridge. The deadly crash was reported around 3 PM.
The news release identified the driver of the car as 55-year-old Jacqueline Britt of Alma, Wisconsin. She was transported to a hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
The Sheriff's Office says a second motorcyclist crashed into the wall on the bridge to avoid a collision with the car. He was identified as 65-year-old Mark Machart of Redwood Falls. He was not injured.
The deadly incident remains under investigation.