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New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

One person is dead following a car versus semi accident on Interstate 94 near Hammond Tuesday, May 1.

The State Patrol was dispatched to the crash scene at about 10:19 a.m. Tuesday morning at milepost 15.5 in the westbound lane of I94.

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Assisting agencies included United Fire and Rescue, Baldwin EMS, St. Croix County Highway Department and Jerry's Towing.

According to the State Patrol report, a passenger car was westbound on I94 and made contact with a semi unit also traveling westbound. The car subsequently veered off the roadway and overturned multiple times.

The lone occupant of the car was ejected from the car and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The lone semi driver was uninjuried. The semi unit is owned by F J Schiling, Inc. of Chippewa Falls. The driver was Troy D. Otto, 41, of Bloomer, Wis.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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