A Medford man was killed and a Gilman woman injured Monday in a 2-vehicle crash in Taylor County.

The accident occurred at 12:23 p.m. on Oct. 8 on County M at Knuth Road near Medford.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a Ford Focus driven by Edwin Emstrom, 83 was traveling westbound on County M in Hammel Township. His vehicle deviated left of center and struck head-on an eastbound Ford Escape driven by Crystal Schaeffer, 37.
Both drivers were transported by Medford Ambulance to Aspirus Hospital in Medford.
Emstrom was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Schaeffer was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Emstrom and Schaeffer were the lone occupants of the vehicles.
Assisting agencies included Taylor County Sheriff’s Department, Medford Fire and Medford Ambulance.
The crash remains under the investigation of the State Patrol.

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