Driver dies after being ejected from vehicle in Trempealeau County

TOWN OF PRESTON, Wis. (WKBT) — A driver died Thursday evening after being ejected and pinned under their vehicle.

According to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe was driving north on Hwy. 53 when they made a left hand turn onto Hwy. 95 in front of a southbound Chevrolet C1500. The driver was ejected and pinned under their vehicle.

The driver was extracted from under the vehicle and transported to Tri-County Memorial Hospital but died from their injuries.

The driver of the C1500 sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash and were transported to the hospital.

Highways 53 and 95 were closed during the initial investigation.

The names of the people have not yet been released. The incident is under investigation.

The Blair Police Department, Whitehall Police Department, Arcadia Police Department, Blair-Peterson Fire Department, Whitehall Fire Department, Glencoe-Arcadia Fire Department, Tri-County Ambulance and Gundersen Air all assisted at the scene.