Fatal wreck: One dead in crash involving two semis in Dodge County
DODGE COUNTY -- The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal crash on I-41, north of STH 49, in the Township of Lomira early Wednesday morning, August 19th.
Officials say a semi with a tank trailer and a semi with a box trailer collided around 2:15 a.m.
The preliminary investigation shows that the semi with a tank trailer (hauling water) was traveling north on I-41 and initiated a U-turn through the median to travel south on I-41 when it was struck by a semi with a box trail traveling south on I-41.
The driver of the semi with tank trailer was uninjured in the crash, but the driver of the semi with box trailer was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner.
Names are being withheld pending family notification. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
I-41 southbound traffic remains closed while the crash is being investigated.
Assisting at the scene was: Fond du lac County Sheriff’s Department, Fond du lac Paramedics, Brownsville Fire Department and Dodge County Emergency Response Team.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.