Ellsworth couple dies in Beldenville accident, victims identified
A man and his wife from Ellsworth are both dead as the result of a broadside collision between two pickup trucks on Hwy. 65, just south of Beldenville on Thursday.
Teresa Lindo, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Her husband, Scott, 28, died Friday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
The pair were southbound in a Ford Ranger truck driven by Scott when he lost control of the vehicle on the slush-covered highway, according to Pierce County authorities.
The Lindo truck swerved into the northbound lane where it was struck on the passenger side by a full sized Ford pickup driven by Eugene Langer, 82, of Beldenville.
The collision sent the Lindo vehicle into a nearby farm field while Langer's truck came to rest on the shoulder of Hwy. 65, between the bridge and south junction of Pierce County J.
Scott was transported from the scene by Ellsworth Area Ambulance directly to Regions, where he died Friday.
Langer was taken to the River Falls Area Hospital in River Falls where he remains hospitalized in stable condition, according to a hospital spokesperson.
The couple is believed to have resided in an apartment on Summit Avenue in Ellsworth, but a state court web site listed Scott's last known address as N4990 750th St. in the town of Trimbelle -- a residence owned by Teresa's parents, Richard and Jean Lindo.
The crash remains under investigation by both the Pierce County Sheriff's Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Funeral arrangements for the couple are pending with Hill Funeral & Cremation Services in Ellsworth.