UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed After being Hit on I-41 has been Identified

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UPDATE: 01/13/2019 7:35 P.M.

The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on I-41 by Oneida Street has been identified as Jesse Hettmann of Green Bay.

On January 11, deputies from the Brown County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a crash involving a car traveling northbound on I-41, which struck a pedestrian.

Hettmann died due to injuries suffered at the scene of the crash.

At the time of the crash, Hettmann was working as a tow truck driver for Glenn’s Towing and was assisting in removing a stalled vehicle from the roadway.

The driver of the car involved was identified as Robert Pachniak of Appleton.

ORIGINAL STORY: 01/11/2019 

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has released information on a deadly crash that happened on I-41 Northbound near Oneida Street in Green Bay. 

It happened January 11th around 1:30 pm when a vehicle traveling Northbound on I-41 hit a person attending to a stalled vehicle alongside the northbound lanes on I-41. 

That person was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured. 

Preliminary reports indicate that the person ventured out into the lanes of traffic before being hit. There are no charges at this time, but the crash remains under investigation by the Brown County Crash Reconstruction Unit. 

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash. 

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