- Associated Press - Thursday, December 24, 2015

IRON RIVER, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a 54-year-old man has been killed in an accident involving a pickup truck and a semi tractor-trailer in Bayfield County.

Wednesday’s accident was under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol. The Ashland Daily Press reported Thursday (https://bit.ly/1NDXmZp ) that the midday accident occurred during medium to heavy snowfall along U.S. Highway 2 outside Iron River.

A State Patrol report says pickup driver appeared to lose control on a slippery roadway. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Alcohol use was not detected and both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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Information from: The Daily Press, https://www.ashlandwi.com

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