A Saturday night collision south of Athens killed a pedestrian. According to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, the car versus pedestrian accident took place on Highway 97 north of Wuertzburg Road, in the Town of Johnson. The pedestrian, a woman in her mid-60’s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Portions of Highway 97 were closed for hours on Saturday night. Athens EMS and Fire, the Wisconsin State Patrol, the Marathon County Crash Reconstruction Team and the Medical Examiners’ Office also responded to the scene. Investigation is ongoing and officials are not releasing further details at this time.
For more details, see The Wausau Daily Herald.
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