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TOWN OF FRANKLIN, Wis. (WKBT) -- A 76-year-old Viroqua man was injured in a semi rollover crash that blocked both lanes of State Highway 27 for three hours Thursday morning.

According to Vernon County Sheriff Roy Torgerson, around 10:00 a.m. Joseph Vesbach's truck overturned heading south on State Highway 27 near Tainter Hollow Road. Vesbach was carrying hay, and the load shifted while negotiating a curve, according to Sheriff Torgerson. The semi overturned onto the driver's side, blocking both lanes of traffic.

Forecast Update

FIRST WARN FORECAST: 80s will be the rule this Memorial Day Weekend.

May 26, 2023 @ 5:43 pm

News 8 Now First Warn Meteorologist Erik Dean has the latest 8-Day Forecast.

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Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Mostly clear. Low around 58F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.