ST. CROIX COUNTY, Wis. (WCCO) – A Wisconsin girl died in a suspected drunk driving crash on Thursday in St. Croix County.
According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, officers arrived to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in St. Joseph Township shortly after midnight.
The driver of a Chevy Silverado had been heading south when he collided with a minivan, which had been touring north. The driver of the minivan, Bridget Rose Lipinski Clifton, was critically injured within the crash.
She was taken to a hospital in Stillwater the place she was pronounced useless. The 34-year-old was from Houlton.
The driver of the Chevy was not injured within the crash, and confirmed indicators of impairment, officers mentioned. He was taken into custody and is being held on suspicion of murder by intoxicated use of a car.
The crash is beneath investigation.