A motorist was killed in a single-vehicle crash in western Wisconsin on Sunday, with the driver's body found on Monday.
On Sunday morning, around 6:40 a.m. authorities were alerted to a vehicle in a pond in the area of Hwy. 46 near the intersection of 150th Ave. in rural Balsam Lake. The Polk County Sheriff's Office arrived at the scene and found a Jeep SUV submerged, with only the vehicle's roof above the water.
The driver's door was open but there was no sign of the driver.
Around 9:30 a.m. Monday, the driver of the Jeep still hadn't returned home, prompting the a search of the pond utilizing a remote-controlled underwater vehicle from the Wisconsin DNR Game Wardens.
The driver's body was found in the pond – about 10-15 feet from the vehicle – at approximately 6:30 p.m.
The identity of the victim has not been released and the crash remains under investigation.