Updated: Aug 28
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.
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.