Fatal Interstate Crash Shuts Down Interstate Near Menomonie

Posted Wednesday, August 1, 2012 --- 7:55 a.m.

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) -- A section of Interstate 94 near Menomonie has been reopened following a fatal crash.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says two semis collided in the westbound lanes of I-94 about 11 p.m. Tuesday. Troopers say one semi rear-ended the other, causing a fire. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver wasn't seriously hurt.

WEAU-TV (http://bit.ly/NarwlO ) says the crash shut down westbound I-94 for about five hours.

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Information from: WEAU-TV, http://www.weau.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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