Cottage Grove man killed in head-on crash

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash In Pierce County, Wis.

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash In Pierce County, Wis.

A Minnesota man was killed in a head-on auto crash in Pierce County Sunday night.

The sheriff's office says it happened around 10:15 Sunday night on Highway 10 near County Road O, just west of Ellsworth.

Upon arrival, police learned a 2012 Ford F350, driven by 38-year-old Charles E. Hill from Ellsworth, was traveling westbound on Hwy.

A 2008 Infiniti G37 was traveling eastbound on Highway 10 and was being operated by a Jacob T. Stanger, 21, from Cottage Grove.

Both men were the only occupants of their cars. A Regions spokeswoman said Hill was in fair condition Monday morning.

HIghway 10 was closed for approximately three hours.

The Wisconsin State Patrol completed a reconstruction of the accident.

Ellsworth Fire, along with the agencies listed above, assisted Pierce County Sheriff's Office on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.