MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two drivers involved in a fatal crash between an SUV and semi in Wisconsin have been identified.

According to Wisconsin State Patrol, the crash occurred at 7:45 a.m. Monday on Interstate 94 in Dunn County near Menomonie.

A 29-year-old man driving a Ford Ranger westbound lost control of the vehicle. The SUV crossed the median to the eastbound side of I-94.

A semi struck the Ranger’s driver’s side. The 29-year-old was fatally injured, State Patrol said. He’s been identified as Andrew Stearns of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

44 0134 15 Identities Released In Fatal SUV Semi Collision In Wisconsin

(credit: Wisconsin Department of Transportation)

The 65-year-old semi driver was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. He’s identified as Elmer Jesok of St. Paul.

WisCOT says both drivers were wearing seatbelts and no alcohol was involved.


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