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One Dead following Rollover Crash in Grantsburg

Updated: Aug 28, 2023


Update (08.28.23):


The Grantsburg Police Department has announced that the driver, identified as Richard F Johnson of Danbury, died on Saturday, August 26, as a result of the injuries he sustained from the crash.


Press Release:


On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at approximately 3:35 PM, Burnett County Dispatch was

notified of a one-vehicle rollover at the intersection of State Road 70 and State Road

48/87 (South Pine St) in the Village of Grantsburg, Burnett County, WI.


Responding emergency personnel tended to the injured driver who was transported by North

Ambulance to Burnett Medical Center and was eventually transported by North Memorial Air Ambulance (Air Care 6) to a hospital in the Twin Cities for treatment. The condition of the driver is not known at this time.


The crash remains under investigation by the Grantsburg Police Department.


The Grantsburg Police Department would like to thank the Burnett County Sheriff’s

Office, Grantsburg Fire Department, North Ambulance, Air Care 6, Grantsburg Public

Works Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol for their assistance.



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