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UPDATE: Tennessee woman dies after 30-vehicle crash south of Fond du Lac on snowy I-41

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THURSDAY 4/22/2021 6:00 a.m.

SLINGER, Wis. (WFRV) – For nine hours both directions of I-41 were closed as authorities and crews tried to clear the scene of a fatal crash that involved 30 vehicles.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, on April 21 around 11:30 a.m. multiple crashes and slide-offs happened on I-41 near Slinger.

One of the crashes involved an estimated 30 vehicles and resulted in one fatality. A 37-year-old woman from Trenton, Tennessee died and six others were transported to a local hospital, according to authorities.

The Wisconsin State Patrol’s Technical Crash Reconstruction Unit was on the scene.

I-41 was closed going in both directions for approximately nine hours. The crash happened between WIS 28 and WIS 60 and currently remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL: Fond du Lac Post: Authorities are assisting with multiple crashes on I-41

WEDNESDAY 4/21/2021 12:39 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin State Patrol’s Fond du Lac Post is responding to multiple reported crashes along I-41 just south of Fond du Lac.

According to authorities, there are multiple crashes in Washington and Dodge Counties. According to the DOT’s website, there are closures near Kohlsville and Slinger

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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