Fatal Rusk County Crash

posted Nov 6, 2018, 6:04 AM by Adam Hutton
One person was killed and another injured in a two-car crash Saturday night in Rusk County.  The accident happened on Highway 8 west of Bruce when a eastbound vehicle driven by 28-year old Justin Bose of Rice Lake crossed the center line and crashed head-on with a vehicle heading west.  Bose was pronounced dead at the hospital in Ladysmith, while the driver of the westbound vehicle, 46-year old Mike Stopczynski of Phelps was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and arrested for 4th felony operating while intoxicated.