Highway 23 Crash Victim Identified
The man killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 23 and County Highway C in Fond du Lac County Monday afternoon is being identified as 71-year old Joseph Mineau of Oakfield. Investigators say Mineau was driving on C when he pulled into the intersection and hit the passenger side of a semi. After hitting the truck, his car spun around and was hit by the rear tires of the semi. The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office along with the Town of Lamartine Fire Department and North Fond du Lac Ambulance were called to the scene just after 3pm. Mineau was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year old Eden man driving the semi was not hurt. Highway 23 was closed for about two hours while the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office investigated the crash. The Rosendale Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and Lamartine First Responders also assisted at the scene.