Man struck by semi while changing tire

Print Article

EDGERTON - An Illinois man who was reportedly changing a flat tire on his car on Interstate 39 this morning died when he was hit by a semi-truck, according to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The incident occurred at about 3:48 a.m. today in the northbound lane of the interstate at mile marker 164.9 near Edgerton.

A 59-year-old man from Hoffman, Illinois was changing a tire on an Infinity car when a semi truck driven by a 30-year-old man from Fitchburg struck him.

Edgerton and Janesville fire departments sent emergency medical personnel and officials from the Rock County Sheriff's Office and the Rock County Medical Examiner's Office also were on the scene.

Print Article

Read More Local News

District sets open house for Munro

June 19, 2019 at 9:56 am | BELOIT - The School District of Beloit is inviting the community to meet its new superintendent, Stanley Munro, at a reception scheduled from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Rotary River Center...

Comments

Read More

South Beloit set to start building fire training site

June 19, 2019 at 9:57 am | SOUTH BELOIT - Like a Lego project, except weighing in each at over 8,000 pounds mixed with fire. Those are the massive shipping containers the South Beloit Fire Department will use to piece togeth...

Comments

Read More

Board has mixed feelings about town hall

June 19, 2019 at 9:55 am | TOWN OF BELOIT - Town board members have mixed feelings about what should happen to the Beloit Town Hall now that staff members soon will be moving out of it. In a vote of 3-2 on Monday, board memb...

Comments

Read More

Historic properties now eligible for tax credit

June 19, 2019 at 9:55 am | BELOIT - Property owners in a newly established historic district in Beloit are now eligible for a tax credit program for certain projects, moving the effort ahead for national designation, according...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(608) 365-8811
149 State Street
Beloit, WI 53511

©2019 Beloit Daily News Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X