Shawano County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of a fatal crash over the weekend as 21-year old Joshua Pingel of Bowler.
Sheriff Officials were called out to the area of Highway 45 South of Menzel Road in the Town of Fairbanks, Sunday morning just before 1:00am.
Officials say the investigation showed that the vehicle was traveling Northbound on Highway 45 and ended up striking a telephone pole after entering a ditch. 24-year Jordan Reinke was also in the vehicle, and way taken to the hospital by ambulance. Pingel was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Wittenberg Ambulance, Tigerton Ambulance, Tigerton Rescue, Tigerton Fire and Tigerton Police assisted the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department.