On Saturday October 9th, the Marinette County Medical Examiner was notifie4d that an 83-year-old female had passed away in a Madison, Wisconsin hospital because of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash in Marinette County on Thursday morning October 7th, 2021.
The deceased has been identified as Loretta M. Patz age 83 of Coleman, WI.

On Thursday morning, October 7th at 3:45am emergency responder4s were dispatched to County Highway B near Jandt Road in the Town of Grover for a vehicle that was discovered in the north ditch that had impacted several trees. It appeared the vehicle was eastbound in the fog, failed to negotiate the curve. The victim was alone in the vehicle.  This crash remains under investigation by the Marinette County Sheriff’s office and medical examiner. This is the 7th traffic fatality in Marinette in 2021.