Motorist pulls into pickup’s path in NW. Wisconsin, dies in collision

December 2, 2018

A motorist pulled into the path of a pickup truck on a northwestern Wisconsin highway and died in a collision, authorities said.

The crash occurred about 5:20 p.m. Thursday on Hwy. 8 in Apple River Township, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim was identified as Tori A. Isler, 38, of nearby rural Amery. The pickup driver, 54-year-old Kevin H. Bunker, of St. Croix Falls, Wis., was slightly hurt.

According to the Sheriff’s Office:

Isler turned left from northbound County Road H and crossed in front of Bunker as he headed east on Hwy. 8.

Bunker struck Isler’s car on the driver’s side door. Isler was declared dead at the scene.

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482

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