MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At least one person was injured Thursday morning after a semi-truck smashed into a home in northwestern Wisconsin, authorities say.

The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a crash just before 9 a.m. on Highway 2 at Near District Avenue in Iron River, which is in Bayfield County. Iron River police and fire along with the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the crash.

truck crash 2 Semi Truck Smashes Into Wisconsin Home, Driver Injured

(credit: Wisconsin State Patrol)

 Semi Truck Smashes Into Wisconsin Home, Driver Injured

(credit: Wisconsin State Patrol)

When authorities arrived, they learned a semi-truck was heading westbound on Highway 2 in Iron River when it crossed into the eastbound lane, went off the road and hit a residence at 1865 Highway 2. The driver of the semi-truck had to be extricated, but appears to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say one person was inside the home at the time of the incident, but they were in a back room of the home when the semi-truck hit and were not injured.

What led up to the crash is under investigation. The semi-truck driver is being cited for operating left of center.

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