Chippewa County Sheriff Released From Hospital

We have an update on the crash involving Chippewa County Sheriff Michael Bitnar.

We have now learned that Sheriff Bitnar has been discharged from the hospital.

The sheriff’s office says a car crossed into the lane Bitnar was driving in and hit him head-on Saturday.

The undersheriff says Bitnar’s car rolled over four times.

The sheriff’s office says he has a long road to recovery, but his spirits are high and that he is anxious to get back to work.

He was off duty when the crash happened.

Undersheriff Greg Postma will be filling in while he is recovering.