Wisconsin News

Names released in fatal semi crash

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin State Patrol has released the names of the victims of Thursday's crash involving two semis in Dunn County on I-94 east bound.

John Philippi, 45, of Stacy, Minnnesota, was killed. He drove for Logistics Services, Inc., out of Eagen, Minnesota. Robert Denton, 48, of Matton, Illinois, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He drove for Roy W. Overton Trucking out of Matton, Illinois.

The State Patrol said the crash happened at about 12:55 a.m. on I-94 east bound at mile marker 35, about six miles west of the City of Menomonie.

An alternate route was set up because of the crash, sending east bound traffic north on HWY 128, east on UW HWY 12 to the City of Menomonie where they could get back on I-94.

The State Patrol is still investigating the crash. The State Patrol was assisted by the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, Woodville Police Department, Dunn County Highway Department, and the St. Croix County Highway Department

Top Videos

Latest News

This Week's Circulars