Fatal accident on State Road 35 near County Road E. Prescott, WI in Oak Grove Township.
On Sunday, December 19th, 2021 at 8:13am, the Pierce Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible accident on State Road 35 near County Road E. Prescott, WI in Oak Grove Township. Arriving deputies were able to located a single set of tracks leaving the roadway on State Highway 35 near County Road E Prescott.
It was determined a 2001 Chevy Tracker operated by Richard Perkins 63 years old from Prescott WI was traveling northbound on State Road 35 when he left the roadway and entered the east ditch. The vehicle continued through the ditch and struck several trees hidden from view. Richard was located in the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The accident is still under investigation by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.
Pierce County Sheriff’s Office