Viroqua man killed in rollover accident

TOWN OF LIBERTY, Wis. (WKBT) — A Viroqua man is dead following a rollover accident Tuesday night.

42-year-old Eiliv Ellefson rolled his vehicle traveling west on State Highway 56 near Elm Drive, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s office. He traveled 160 yards on the side of the road before overturning and stopping on an embankment, authorities said. Ellefson was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

Responders attempted life-saving measure on scene. They transported Ellefson to Vernon Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Vernon County says this is the 4th fatality this year.

The accident is currently still under investigation.