Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a rollover accident in Garfield that left one man dead September 30.
Garrett Eichman 25, of Rural Siren was traveling northbound on State Highway 65 when he entered the west ditch of the intersection of 70th Ave. The impact caused the vehicle to roll ejecting him from the vehicle. He was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
EMS arrived shortly after the crash and administered life-saving measures, but the severity of Eichman’s injuries led to his death on scene. Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Officer on scene were Amery area ambulance, Allied Fire, Allied First Responders, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office
The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.