Wisconsin State Patrol

SOLON SPRINGS -- Authorities have identified the Rice Lake man who was killed Tuesday in a collision involving a tractor and a pickup truck Tuesday in Douglas County.

The woman who suffered minor injuries in the crash also has been identified.

According to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol Northwest Region Spooner Post:

The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on northbound U.S. 53 about one-tenth of a mile north of North Boundary Road.

Erika E. Olson, a 22-year-old Douglas County Highway Department worker, of Superior, was mowing in a tractor while northbound on 53. Steven A. Snider, 66, of Rice Lake, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado pickup north on 53 and struck the rear of the tractor.

Both motorists were wearing seat belts, and no alcohol use was found.

The State Patrol continues to investigate the crash. 

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