Fatal Accident On I 41 Near State Hwy 23
Twenty-four-year-old Joseph Wegner of North Fond du Lac was the driver killed in a three-vehicle accident on I-41 south of State Highway 23 in Fond du Lac Tuesday morning. He was driving a flatbed tow truck that was hauling cars. It ran into the back of a semi that had slowed down when the minivan in front of it stopped for construction. Wegner died at the scene. Forty-six-year-old Shay Blair of Fond du Lac was driving the semi and 32-year-old Adam Festge of Neenah was driving the minivan. They were not hurt. The accident was reported at 11:38 Tuesday morning.
The State Patrol says a 24-year-old North Fond du Lac man was killed in a three-vehicle accident on I-41 northbound in Fond du Lac late Tuesday morning. He was driving a flatbed tow truck that was hauling cars when he ran into the back of a semi that had slowed down because a minivan in front of it was stopped due to construction. He was killed in the crash. The semi driver, a 46-year-old Fond du Lac man, and minivan driver a 32-year-old Neenah man were not injured in the crash. The crash near State Highway 23 was the same spot that claimed two lives in a three-vehicle accident two weeks ago.
One person was killed in a three-vehicle accident on I-41 northbound near State Highway 23 late Tuesday morning. Fond du Lac Fire Chief Peter O’Leary says two trucks and a minivan were involved in the crash. One was a semi, another a tow truck hauling a flatbed with vehicles, and the third vehicle was a minivan that was hit by debris. The driver of semi-tractor trailer was uninjured, people in the van weren’t hurt, but the tow truck driver was killed. Two people were killed in a three vehicle accident in nearly the same spot less than two weeks ago. Chief O’Leary says people have to slow down for maintenance being done on the highway and pay attention to the lane closed ahead signs. He says the latest accident occurred just south of a sign that warns motorists a lane is closed a mile ahead.