Fatal traffic crash in Town of Plainfield

The Waushara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that happen on June 2. At about 2:12 pm, the Waushara County 911 Center received a call of a two-vehicle crash. Responding units found a pickup pulling a camping trailer and another pickup had struck almost head on State Road 73 east of County Road KK in the Town of Plainfield. One of the drivers Leonard Lee Dye, Sr. 83, Adams, was declared dead on the scene by the coroner. There were two occupants in the other vehicle that were transported to Saint Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point. The crash is still under investigation. The Waushara County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Plainfield Fire Department, Plainfield Police Department, Waushara County Emergency Medical Service, and the Wisconsin State Patrol. State Road 73 was closed for about 4 hours.