Highway 29 Fatal Accident

By: Todd Hicks Email
By: Todd Hicks Email

One person is dead after an accident on Highway 29 near the town of Edgar.

According to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, the accident involved a passenger car and a truck pulling a 5th wheel trailer.

In addition to the fatality, five others were sent to the hospital with injuries.

The Westbound Lanes of Highway 29 remained closed for nearly six hours following the accident.

The lead investigator says they're not yet releasing the names of the people involved until their investigation is further along.