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Deadly SUV -tractor trailer crash shuts down HWY 29

Deandra Corinthios

Deadly SUV -tractor trailer crash shuts down HWY 29

CREATED Sep. 3, 2013

SHAWANO COUNTY, WI --One person is dead after their SUV crashed into a tractor trailer early Tuesday morning, near Pulaski.

The crash happened on Hwy 29, near Hwy 160 just after midnight.

Part of Hwy 29 was shut down in both directions for several hours as police investigated the crash.

Shawano County Sheriff's Department  officials say the SUV was travelling west in the eastbound lanes, when it hit the tractor trailer. The SUV was reportedly on fire at the time of the crash.

The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer suffered minor injuries, the passenger in the tractor trailer was not injured.

The investigation into the cause of this crash is ongoing.