UPDATE: Victim ID'ed Rib Mountain Tanker Accident

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

Click the photos tab to see an image from the scene

The woman who died Tuesday after her vehicle collided with a tanker in Rib Mountain has been identifed as Tiffany Hintz, 38, of Rosholt.

Hintz passenger was also injured in the crash. Her condition is unknown.

It is unknown what caused the accident. However we do know a vehicle became trapped underneath the back wheels of a propane tanker truck.

The accident happened just before 8:00 a.m. on Hwy 51 near NN.

The accident wasn’t expected to be cleared until noon.

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Department says the tanker was full of propane gas at the time and it was fortunate the valve was not hit in the accident.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 115006884 - wsaw.com/a?a=115006884
Gray Television, Inc.