Pedestrian hit by semi in Iowa County

The victim’s condition is unknown
(AP)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 6:35 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A man was injured early Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a semi after stepping into a lane of traffic at a Town of Linden intersection, the Iowa Co. Sheriff’s Office reported.

According to its statement, the man was walking along the shoulder of the Hwy. 18 shortly before 3 p.m. and crossed into an eastbound lane of the highway, near Whitson Road.

He was hit by the semi and needed to be flown via UW Medflight to UW Health Center for treatment, the Sheriff’s Office continued. The statement did not provide an update on his condition.

The incident remains under investigation. The Sheriff’s Office noted that neither the driver nor the passenger in the semi were hurt.

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