Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Clear Lake Man Killed in I-94 Crash

A Clear Lake man was killed in an I-94 one vehicle crash near Hudson early Sunday.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, David P. Fischbach, 23, of Clear Lake, was pronounced dead. He was not wearing his seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle, the State Patrol said.

The other man in the vehicle was James Smith, 22, of Hudson. State Patrol officers said it was unclear whether Smith was wearing his seat belt at the time of the rollover. He was taken to Regions Medical Center in St. Paul and was released later Sunday.

The 2004 Chevrolet Impala had been traveling westbound on I-94 when the rollover accident occurred. The crash happened about 2:50 a.m. Sunday near the southbound STH 35 exit ramp.

Also responding to the accident scene were Hudson fire and ambulance and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department. The accident remains under investigation, according to the State Patrol.