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Fatal ATV crash in Lincoln County

Lincoln County (WAOW)- On Friday the Lincoln County Sheriff's office received a report of an ATV crash in the Town of Corning.

In a press release from the department it said deputies along with wardens from the DNR, Merrill Fire Department and other departments responded to an area on County Rd M west of Tower Rd.

They found a 68-year-old Medford man who was fatally injured in the incident..

Deputies and wardens say they believe the man was riding his four wheeler on his property the day before when he struck a cable stretched across the driveway.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by Lincoln County Coroner Paul C. Proulx.

The victim is identified as David William Shadrick, 68 of Medford.

The Wisconsin DNR is investigating the matter.

The victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

Victoria Saha

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