UPDATE: Plum City man dies of injuries from Wednesday rollover
PLUM CITY -- A Plum City man died Friday, Nov. 30th, as a result of injuries suffered last Wednesday, Nov. 28th, when his vehicle overturned in the town of Union.
Luis Garcia, 20, was westbound on 250th Ave., south of Grange Hall, when the vehicle left the roadway around 8:05 a.m., according to Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Olson. Olson said marks on the road indicate the vehicle left the road, Garcia overcorrected, causing the vehicle to slid sideways.
The vehicle then entered the opposite ditch, striking trees, rolling down a steep embankment. Garcia was ejected and had visible head trauma and other injuries, Olson noted.
He was transported by medical helicopter to Regions Hospital, where he was initially listed as critical. A Regions spokesperson said Tuesday morning, Garcia had died.
A funeral service was held Monday evening, Dec. 3rd, at Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand.
Olson said the crash remains under investigation.
The Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by Plum City Fire, Maiden Rock/Plum City and Ellsworth Ambulance, North Memorial Air Care and Melstrom's Towing.
Garcia wasa the 12th person to die on Pierce County roads this year.