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UPDATE: Name released in Oneida Co. fatal crash

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TOWN OF CRESCENT, Wis. (WAOW) -

UPDATE: Officials have identified the man killed Wednesday in an Oneida County crash.

Daniel Erickson, 45, of Merrill died after a car hit a semi-truck head-on.

Erickson was pronounced dead while the semi-truck driver was taken to the hospital, according to Oneida County Sheriff Grady Hartman.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department said Erickson was traveling eastbound on Highway 8 when he crossed over into westbound traffic hitting the semi-truck head on.

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One person is dead after a car hit a semi-truck head on in Oneida County Wednesday afternoon.

It happened in the town of Crescent on Highway 8 near Detienne Road around 1:40 p.m. The Oneida County Sheriff's Department said a car was traveling eastbound on Highway 8 when it crossed over into westbound traffic hitting the semi-truck head on.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead while the semi-truck driver was taken to the hospital.

No other information is being released at this time. The crash is under investigation.

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