FRIDAY 9/15 4:38 p.m.
(WFRV) – Authorities have provided an update on the deadly crash that happened on I-41 Friday morning.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, on September 15 around 8 a.m., a crash happened on I-41 northbound north of Capital Drive in Grand Chute. Multiple agencies responded to the scene.
The initial investigation reportedly showed that a Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer unit was going north when it hit a 52-year-old man from Appleton. The driver was only identified as a 41-year-old man from New York.
The man from Appleton was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene.
No additional information was provided.
ORIGINAL: Pedestrian dies, hit by semi near I-41 and West Capitol Drive in Outagamie County
FRIDAY 9/15/2023 12:39 p.m.
GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating an accident near I-41 and West Capitol Drive in Grand Chute where a pedestrian was pronounced dead after being hit by a semi.
A release from the Grand Chute Police Department states that the incident happened just before 8:10 a.m. on Friday, September 15.
When emergency responders from the Grand Chute Police Department and Grand Chute Fire Department arrived at the scene, life-saving measures were unsuccessful and the pedestrian was pronounced dead, authorities say.
The Grand Chute Police Department assisted the Wisconsin State Patrol along with the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, Fox Crossing Police Department, and Gold Cross Ambulance with the incident.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting the accident investigation and reconstruction.
No additional details were provided and Local 5 will update this article when new information is released.