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Semi tractor trailor driver dies in Shawano County accident

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by Natalie Sparacio

TOWN OF WITTENBERG (WAOW)--  On Monday, January 25th, around 6 a.m., an accident involving a lone semi tractor/trailor occurs on U.S. 45 in the Town of Wittenberg.

According to the Shawano County Sheriff's Department, the crash involved a 2009 Freightliner that was heading Northbound on U.S. 45. The investigation report states the trailor struck several cement support pillars, and came to rest in the East ditch, near County Highway Q.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation and the name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family members.

by Natalie Sparacio

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