Semi crash

The Wisconsin State Patrol and Rusk County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-vehicle crash at 12:24 p.m., Jan. 17 near the intersection of U.S. 8 and Historic Road, Weyerhaeuser. Subaru driver Dale Czekalski was preparing to turn southbound onto Historic Road when he was struck by a dump truck driven by Mark Schwarzhuber. Both Czekalski and Schwarzhuber crossed over and into the eastbound lane of U.S. 8 with Czekalski entering the south ditch. Prior to entering the ditch, Schwarzhuber struck the front right corner of an oncoming semi truck driven by Danial Parroni. All three vehicle sustained disabling damage. No major injuries were sustained by those involved in the crash. Also responding to the crash were Weyerhaeuser Fire Department, Weyerhaeuser First Responders and Rusk County Ambulance. Citations are pending at this time.

— News photo by Jerilea Hendrick

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