Names released in Marshfield pedestrian death
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – A 91-year-old Marshfield man was struck and killed the morning of March 30 at County Highway Y/Galvin Avenue intersection in the town of Marshfield.
Shortly after 10 a.m., the Wood County Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on County Highway Y near the intersection of North Galvin Avenue. Initial investigation indicated that an eastbound pick-up truck being driven by Logan Wilke, 27, of Merrill, struck 91-year-old John Zinthefer while he was walking in the roadway. Zinthefer was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wood County coroner.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Marshfield Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Marshfield Fire and Rescue, Cameron Fire Department, Hewitt Fire Department, Wood County Coroner, and the Wood County Highway Department.
The crash and its cause remain under investigation.