Cashton, WI — A young man in Cashton passed away last Saturday (October 5, 2013) after having suffered fatal burns from a welding accident. According to the news reports, 22-year old Jacob Gronemus had been welding on Tuesday, October 1, when he suffered serious third-degree burns in an unknown accident.
Gronemus was taken to a hospital in Madison, WI but died on Saturday from his injuries. He had been engaged to 19-year old Ashley Kast and their wedding was set for that Saturday, reports said. It’s not clear how the welding accident happened, but authorities said they would be looking into the matter.