Donald Kelley, 60, and his wife, Robin Kelley, 54, both of rural Luck; were pronounced deceased after a car crash that took place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. According to a release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, at 10:46 P.M. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received notification from SIRIUS XM service that a red, 2017 Jaguar had airbag deployment on US Highway 8 approximately ¼ mile east of the intersection with State Highway 46 (south junction). Emergency medical services and Polk County Deputies were dispatched to the area.
Upon arrival at the scene, Deputies discovered a red, 2-door Jaguar on the north side of US Highway 8 resting on its roof. The car had been traveling eastbound on US Highway 8 and appeared to have crossed over the westbound lanes of travel, entered the north ditch and struck a property access drive. The car then became airborne and struck several trees before coming to rest on its roof at the edge of the woods/highway right of way.
Occupying the car was a male driver and female passenger. Both subjects were pronounced deceased at the scene by responding EMS personnel. This incident is being investigated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The following agencies assisted with this incident: Apple River Fire Department and First Responders, Amery Area Ambulance, Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.