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UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly crash near Edgerton

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Rock County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man who died in a crash along Interstate 39/90 on Wednesday.

He is 29-year-old Christopher A. Rodriguez of Hammond, Indiana.

Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene of Wednesday's crash near Edgerton.

Preliminary results of the forensic examination show Rodriguez died from injuries he sustained in the crash.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- All lanes of Interstate-39/90 have reopened near Edgerton following a deadly semi crash.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation confirmed in an email alert that all lanes are back open after being closed for over eight hours.

The crash occurred around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday and the road was not reopened until just after noon.


ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol said one person has died in a crash on I-39/90 near Edgerton early Wednesday morning.

One other person was hurt.

They report two semi trucks crashed at mile marker 166.

A southbound semi drove thru the median colliding with a semi driving northbound. One of the semis became engulfed in flames.

Both people involved are semi-truck drivers.

Currently, lanes of I-39/90 in both directions are closed and an alternate route has been activated.


ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- Lanes in both directions on I-39/90 near Edgerton are blocked because of a crash early Wednesday morning, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m.

WisDOT reports northbound lanes are closed beyond WIS 26. Southbound lanes are closed beyond WIS 59.

Traffic is expected to be impacted throughout the early morning commute hours.

Alternate routes provided by WisDOT:

  • NB traffic detoured at HWY 14 to HWY 51 back to the interstate.
  • SB traffic detoured at HWY 51 to HWY 14 back to the interstate.

This is a developing story.

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