Second woman dies in Wood County crash - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Second woman dies in Wood County crash

Posted:

WOOD COUNTY (WAOW) – A second woman has now died following a crash last week in Wood County.

Sheriff's department officials say it happened in the Town of Sigel at County C and County F. They say a truck pulling a trailer hit a car at the intersection.

Investigators say the passenger of the car, Ruth Ruder, 96, was pronounced dead at the scene. A week later, officials say the driver, Linda Knapp, 69 has died from her injuries. She was in critical condition after the crash.

Authorities say the truck driver suffered minor injuries. They say the crash is still under investigation.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.