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1 Killed, 1 Injured in Dunn County Crash

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Dunn County Crash Photo: Courtesy Wisconsin Department of Transportation

March 15, 2017 11:27 AM

One person is dead and another injured after a Monday morning crash involving a semi and car on I-94 in Dunn County near Menomonie.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports the incident happened at 7:46 a.m. when a westbound Ford Ranger lost control, crossing the median and ending up in the path of a semi truck.

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Wisconsin DOT said in a press release, "The semi was unable to avoid the collision and truck the Ranger on the driver's side." 

The Ranger driver, identified as 29-year-old Andrew P. Stearns of Eau Claire was killed. He was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not involved.  The 65-year-old semi driver from St. Paul, Elmer G. Jesok, was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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