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Driver found dead after semi strays off I-94 near Woodville

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New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

A truck driver from Redgranite was dead at the scene of a crash Wednesday evening near Woodville after his truck drifted off I-94, ran through a fence and came to rest in a field.

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The State Patrol identified the driver as Robert H. Groskreutz, 57. Redgranite is a town of 2,100 located in Waushara County in south central Wisconsin.

The crash was reported at 9:22 p.m. in the Town of Cady, about two miles east of Woodville.

The tractor-trailer rig, which had been westbound, stopped about 600 yards off the freeway.

The incident remains under investigation, the Patrol said.

EMS and fire personnel from Baldwin and Woodville assisted St. Croix County sheriff's deputies and troopers at the scene.

Groskreutz' death is the fourth on St. Croix County roads in 2013.

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