Crawford Co. teen trapped in truck overnight after accident

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — A Crawford County teenager is being treated at a La Crosse hospital after getting into an
accident that trapped him in his pickup truck overnight.

16-year-old Michael Stalsberg of Mount Sterling was driving north on Halls Branch Road Sunday night around 11:00
p.m. when he drove his truck down a steep embankment and into a tree.

Stalsberg wasn’t found until 7:15 a.m. Monday. He was airlifted to Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse, where he is
being treated for head, neck and arm injuries, and hypothermia. His current condition is not being released.

The accident is under investigation.