Fatal accident in village of Grantsburg

GRANTSBURG – On Sunday, Jan. 7, at 1:07 p.m., the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single-vehicle crash on North Oak Street at the Memory Lake bridge in the Village of Grantsburg.

Upon arrival, emergency responders located a Toyota pickup truck that had left the roadway and came to rest on the frozen lake. The driver and lone
occupant, Steven Coy, 48, of Grantsburg was transported to Burnett Medical Center
where he was pronounced dead. Autopsy results are pending at this time; initial
investigation indicates that Coy may have suffered a medical emergency while driving
which caused him to leave the roadway.
The Grantsburg Fire Department and North Memorial Ambulance also responded to this
incident.
No further information will be released at this time; investigation continues by the
Burnett County Medical Examiner and the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.

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