Pine City Truck Driver Hits Bicyclist
A Wisconsin teenager was airlifted to the Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after he was hit by a semi Monday in Barron. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Gerald Trent, 59, of Pine City.
According to multiple media reports, the 16-year old from Barron was riding his bike on Highway 8 east of Barron around 5:30 p.m. The teen was riding westbound and when he attempted to cross the street was hit by the semi.
The teenager suffered only minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.