DeSoto Man Seriously Injured in Crash

A DeSoto man was seriously injured in a crash on State Highway 35 just south of De Soto Wednesday afternoon. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department says 80 year old Eugene Reinhardt of De Soto, was driving north on 35 and collided into the rear-end of a construction truck operated by 45 year old Judd Frye of Rio, Wisconsin. Frye was preparing a section of the highway for repainting.  Reinhardt sustained life-threatening injuries and he was airlifted to Gundersen Health in La Crosse. Frye sustained minor injuries. The Sheriff’s Office, and Milo’s Towing Service.
The crash remains under investigation.