It happened on Highway G just before 10 p.m. nearPastillee, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation
The man was driving a pickup truck traveling northbound when he crossed over into on-coming traffic.
A 56-year-old man driving a dump truck headed southbound tried to avoid the pickup, but couldn't get out of the way in time, and they collided.
The pickup truck driver received fatal injuries, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The dump truck driver had no injuries.
Emergency services from several counties responded.
The crash is under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.
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