36-year-old driver dies after semi crash near Two Rivers

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Published: Mar. 29, 2023 at 3:30 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 29, 2023 at 3:36 PM CDT
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MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a 36-year-old man from Algoma.

At around 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, deputies, EMS, and fire crews responded to CTH V east of Tannery Road, within the Township of Two Rivers, regarding a single-vehicle crash.

The sheriff’s office said a 36-year-old man was operating a 2019 Freightliner semi-tractor and loaded trailer unit owned by Algoma Lumber Company, heading eastbound on CTH V. The semi unit entered the south ditch, causing the vehicle to overturn onto the roof of its cab.

The 36-year-old operator was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. There were no passengers in the vehicle.

The sheriff’s office said Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the crash.