Authorities Believe Alcohol A Factor In Crash Killing Shell Lake Man
Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in a wrong-way crash that killed a man near Bloomer.
Chippewa County Sheriffs officials told WQOW that Aaron Nickels of Shell Lake had been at a bachelor party Saturday and Saturday night.
Investigators say around 4 a.m. Sunday he was driving south in the northbound lanes of Highway 53 when he collided with a pickup truck head-on. Nickels died at the scene. The other driver was treated for his injuries and released.