Authorities Believe Alcohol A Factor In Crash Killing Shell Lake Man

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 7:40 am

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.

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