Fatal Accident In Washington County

Washington County experienced its first fatal traffic accident of the year Thursday afternoon. An 18-year-old Village of Richfield man driving a station wagon crossed over the center line on State Highway 83 in the Town of Hartford where he struck a pickup truck head on.  Flight for Life flew him to Aurora Medical Center in Hartford where he died. The 18-year-old Erin man driving the pickup suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from Aurora Medical Center in Summit. The accident was reported shortly after 5:30 Thursday afternoon.

Update: The Village of Richfield man killed in the accident has been identified as Nathanial Jackson Miennert.