Officials identify 29-year-old killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-39/90 near Edgerton

Road closed about 11 hours following crash
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EDGERTON, Wis. — One person is dead and another is injured after a crash between two semi trucks on I-39/90 near Edgerton early Wednesday morning.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said I-39/90 near mile marker 165 at Newville Road was closed for more than 8 hours. The crash happened at about 3:45 a.m. and the road was reopened just after noon.

The Wisconsin State Patrol said a semi driving south on I-39/90 drove through the concrete median, colliding with a semi driving north on I-39/90. The semi that was driving north was engulfed in flames after the crash.

One driver died in the crash, and the other was taken to a local hospital, officials said.

The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim on Thursday. Officials said 29-year-old as Christopher A. Rodriguez of Hammond, Indiana. He was pronounced dead at the scene.