A Hay Market man was killed in a Wausau car accident Sunday.
According to officials with the Wisconsin State Patrol, 33 year-old Shane B. Schmidt was struck and killed by a vehicle, driven by 51 year-old Su O. Borem, as he crossed County Road A shortly before 1:00 a.m. Sunday. A preliminary investigation shows that Schmidt was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in Borem's case.
Schmidt was transported by Tomahawk EMS to Ministry Sacred Heart hospital for treatment. He was later transferred by Med E Vac air to the trauma center at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. He was pronounced dead at 5:00 a.m. Sunday.
Wisconsin State Patrol troopers continue to investigate the crash.