State Patrol investigates after semitruck driver found dead in ditch, sheriff says

State Patrol investigates after semitruck driver found dead in ditch, sheriff says
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Officials are investigating after the driver of a semitruck was found dead in a ditch Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.

First responders were called to a ditch on Highway 80 by County Road H at 1:03 p.m. Wednesday. When officials arrived, they found a semitruck inside the ditch.

The driver of the truck was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene after life-saving measures were performed, according to the release.

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Elroy Police Department, Elroy Fire Department, Elroy Ambulance, Maston Medic 1 and Wisconsin State Patrol all responded to the report.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.

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