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UPDATE: Sheboygan pedestrian killed on highway


The pedestrian hit by a semi-truck near Abbotsford was a 29-year-old man from Sheboygan, the Marathon County Sheriff's Department said Monday.

Brandon S. Sargent was hit at 4:10 a.m. Saturday on eastbound state Highway 29 at Hiline Avenue near Abbotsford, Lt. Fred Goch said. Sargent died later at a Marshfield hospital. 

It remains under investigation as to why Sargent was a pedestrian on the highway at that hour or exactly where he was when he was hit, Goch said.

Marathon County Sheriff's Department officials say a pedestrian hit by a semi-truck Saturday morning has died.

Officials say at 4:10 a.m. a semi-truck hit a pedestrian on WIS 29 Eastbound at Hiline Avenue in Abbotsford. All lanes were blocked for more than two hours. The pedestrian was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, but later dies from injuries.

The Marathon County Sheriffs Department is still investigating the crash.  The names of those involved have not been released.
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