Belgium semi crash, fire, 2 dead, I-43 reopens

A crash involving two semis killed both drivers in Belgium Thursday night, Sept. 8, shutting down I-43 in both directions. All lanes on I-43 have reopened 

Viewer video showed flames coming from what appeared to be a semi-truck and a large plume of smoke rising into the sky.

Sheriff's officials said the crash happened on I-43 southbound south of Sandy Beach Road in Belgium.

A northbound semi left the roadway, entered the southbound lanes of I-43 and struck a southbound semi. Both vehicles sustained severe damage. 

Both drivers died at the scene.

Sheriff's officials said I-43 between Port Washington exit 100 and Belgium Exit 107 in both directions would remain closed "until further notice."

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