MARINETTE—Marinette County Dispatch received calls at 8 p.m. Monday about a truck that had gone off a private bridge near boat landing at No. 6 Road and the Pine Acres Resort on High Falls Flowage in the Town of Stephenson.
Emergency responders from Twin Bridge Rescue Squad and Town of Stephenson Fire Department ice rescue team responded along with the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office.
Rescuers were able to remove an adult man who was submerged in the water and preformed resuscitation efforts that were unsuccessful. The Marinette County medical examiner responded to the scene and the victim was identified as Floyd R. Kriescher, 67, De Pere.
Investigation showed the truck had made attempts to get up onto shore and eventually onto a narrow private bridge which it went off of and into the water.
This investigation is continuing by the sheriff’s office and medical examiner.