Shiocton woman killed in crash near Freedom
A Shiocton woman has died after a crash involving a semi and an SUV in Outagamie County.
The scene is located at County Highway S and County Highway J east of Freedom. The intersection will be closed for several hours.
The Sheriff's Office says a 52-year-old Shiocton woman was traveling north on County Highway J when she failed to stop at a stop sign at County Highway S. Her SUV hit an eastbound semi tractor.
The Shiocton woman died at the scene.
The driver of the semi, a 55-year-old Shiocton man, was airlifted to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to investigators.
The Sheriff's Office says the semi is owned by Keith Olmstead Trucking in Bear Creek.
No names were released. The crash remains under investigation.
Crews responded to the scene at 6:34 a.m.
Local law enforcement and emergency crews responded to multiple crashes on slick roads Monday morning. A thin layer of moisture froze on roads, according to StormCenter 2 Chief Meteorologist Steve Beylon. Slippery conditions are most likely on bridges, overpasses and other elevated roadways.
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