Man dies in Wisconsin ATV accident
By Journal Staff
TIPLER, Wis. — One man is dead after an ATV crash in Florence County, Wisconsin early Thursday morning.
At approximately 1:48 a.m., Florence County Dispatch received a report of an ATV crash along the Nicolet State Trail in the town of Tipler, roughly 5 miles south of the Wisconsin-Michigan border, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.
As a result of the crash, a 57-year-old male later passed away at Aspirus Hospital in Iron River. Alcohol and speed are believed to be contributing factors in the crash, police said.
Responding to the scene were the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, Tipler EMS, Tipler Fire, Aspirus Medics and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin DNR and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.