RUSK COUNTY — A semi vs truck crash on Friday afternoon in the Town of Big Bend has resulted in one death, according to the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities in Rusk County say that on Friday, July 28, 2023, at approximately 3p, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a semi vs truck crash near South Hutchinson Road and STH 40 in the Town of Big Bend in Rusk County.
Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputies, Rusk County Ambulance, Bruce Fire Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the scene.
Upon arrival, it was found that the driver of the truck was deceased.
The driver of the semi was treated at the scene and released.
Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Wallace says that the names of the drivers are not being released at this time pending notification of families.
The crash is under investigation by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Rusk County Medical Examiner’s Office.