One Dead in Accident on I-41

One person was killed in an accident on Interstate 41 near
County Highway B south of Fond du Lac Tuesday afternoon. According to the
Wisconsin State Patrol, traffic on I-41 northbound was backed up due to another
crash that happened earlier in the afternoon near the intersection of I-41 and
US 151. A truck that had slowed down in traffic was rear-ended by a car being
driven by an 80-year-old man from Antigo. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two passengers in the truck from Green Bay suffered non-life-threatening
injuries and refused treatment. Two others in the truck were not injured. The
State Patrol is investigating the crash which happened just after 2pm.


The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department and City of
Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.