abc
QUICK LINKS:

Head-On Crash Kills Young Ashland Woman Saturday Morning

Updated: 08/18/2014 5:06 AM
Created: 08/16/2014 5:02 PM WDIO.com

Gabrielle Bresette, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of a car crash in Maple, Wis. early Saturday morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. 

The 18-year old was a passenger in a westbound Ford Focus driven byDerek Nelis, 43, from Ashland, Wisc. Authorities said the Ford Focus crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 2 and struck an east-bound logging truck head-on. Antoine Dalbec, 51, from Maple, Wisc., was driving the logging truck, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. 

The crash was reported at 5:14 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 2 near the Olson Road.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office reports neither driver sustained injuries, but Sheena Lowell, 29, the passenger in the logging truck, was transported by area hospital by ambulance. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement Section.

Front Page

  • Ice Fisherman's Body Found in Northern Wisconsin Lake

    A 77-year-old man's body was found in a lake in northern Wisconsin Sunday morning after not returning home from fishing the previous day. Louis Bickel of Mason had gone ice fishing on Perch Lake in the Town of Drummond in southern Bayfield County on Saturday, according to the Bayfield County Sheriff's Office.

  • Hermantown, St. Scholastica Grad to Bike Across Country for Mental Health

    David Romano, 23, is about to begin the trip of a lifetime. He will bike from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping along the way to share his story and raise awareness of mental health. It's a trip, Romano says, never done before for mental health.

  • SWAT Teams Converge on Duluth for Specialized Training

    Duluth is playing host to one of the largest special operations trainings for SWAT team members in the Midwest. The three-day specialized training in everything from crisis negotiation to hostage rescue comes only once a year.

  • 2 Killed in Crash of Piper Cub Plane in Northern Minnesota

    Two people have died in the crash of a small plane south of the Pine River airport in north-central Minnesota. The National Transportation Safety Board says the crash of the single-engine Piper Cub J-4A was reported just after 6:30 p.m. Friday

  • Otters Celebrate 2nd Birthday at Great Lakes Aquarium

    A couple of cute critters were celebrating their birthdays down at the aquarium on Sunday. agate and Ore are North American River Otters who arrived at the Great Lakes Aquarium last spring from Louisiana.

 
Advertisement