Pedestrian hit and killed by semi on I-41 in Grand Chute

Grand Chute Fire Rescue
Grand Chute Fire Rescue
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 12:34 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2023 at 5:22 PM CDT
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GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WBAY) - A pedestrian on Interstate 41 was hit by a semi Friday morning in Grand Chute.

Rescuers were called to the interstate at W. Capitol Dr. just after 8 a.m. They weren’t able to revive the pedestrian.

According to authorities, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2019 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer unit driven by a 41-year-old man from Middle Island, NY was traveling northbound on Interstate 41 when it struck a 52-year-old man from Appleton.

The 52-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 41-year-old male sustained no injuries.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is handling the investigation.