BEND - A 37-yearold Menomonee Falls man was killed
during an vehicle crash on Interstate 41 on Friday
afternoon, according to a release from the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office.
sheriff’s office was notified about the accident at
3:42 p.m. The passenger car vs. semitruck crash occurred
on I-41, approximately one mile north of County Trunk K,
in the Town of Addison.
on-scene investigation shows the northbound passenger
car, operated by the Menomonee Falls man, crossed over
the center median and into southbound traffic on I-41.
The passenger car struck the driver’s side of the
semitruck and continued under the semi’s trailer,
where it struck the tandem axle, causing the axle to
become dislodged from the trailer. The Menomonee Falls
man sustained fatal injuries. The semi driverwasn’t
traffic on I-41 between Hwy 33 and County Trunk K was
shut down for 7 hours to facilitate investigative and
victim’s name is not being released pending
notification of his family. The accident remains under
investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.