The county sheriff’s department says in a media release that 15-year-old Sonia Sahavedra of Eau Claire was driving northbound on Daily Road, when she didn’t stop at the stop sign at Pokagon Highway. It all happened around 1:44 p.m. Wednesday, June 26.
Sahavedra’s vehicle hit another car, driven by 40-year-old Adam Koppy of Jones. Koppy’s vehicle then slid into oncoming traffic, and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the oncoming vehicle, 50-year-old Brenda Smith of Bridgeman, was taken to the hospital to be treated.
Sahavedra was not injured, and her 16-year-old passenger was not injured either.
The crash remains under investigation.