“33-Year-Old Juan Hernandez Beristain Killed in Tragic Highway 53 Crash”

By | July 13, 2023



A tragic accident occurred on Sunday on US Highway 53 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, resulting in the death of 33-year-old Juan Hernandez Beristain from Marathon, Wisconsin. Eau Claire Police are currently investigating the crash, and no arrests have been made at this time.

According to the Eau Claire Police, the incident took place at around 7:30 p.m. when officers responded to a crash on the northbound lane of US Hwy 53, near the North Crossing. As a result of the accident, there was a temporary lane closure.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a truck was stationary on the shoulder of the highway when it was struck from behind by an SUV. Tragically, an individual who was outside of the truck at the time of the crash was also hit by the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Eau Claire Police Department has not released any further details regarding the circumstances leading up to the collision. The investigation is still ongoing, and authorities are working diligently to gather all necessary information.

This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the potential dangers of distracted or reckless driving. It is crucial for drivers to remain attentive and follow traffic laws to prevent accidents and protect the lives of themselves and others on the road.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Juan Hernandez Beristain during this difficult time. May they find strength and support in the midst of their grief..