St. Croix County records 9th fatal crash this year
Monday afternoon, Aug. 20, a one-vehicle crash resulted in the death of Steven J. Berends, 29, Prairie Farm. He was driving a 1995 Ford LTL 9000 truck but not wearing a seatbelt.
Berends was driving west on County Road G about a quarter of a mile from 290th St., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department. Witnesses said the truck went into a south ditch for about 100 yards before hitting a tree.