8-month-old boy killed when semi trailer crashes into Wisconsin home, sheriff's office says

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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Video shows police investigating the scene where a semi crashed into a home, killing an 8-month-old boy.

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. -- An 8-month-old boy was killed when a semi trailer crashed into a home in Winnebago County Monday.

"Tragically, one occupant inside the home died at the scene of the crash, an 8-month-old baby boy," a statement the sheriff's office said.

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The boy's name was not released.

At about 6:03 p.m., dispatchers received multiple calls reporting a semi traveling south on I-41 had veered off the interstate through a fence line. The semi crossed a frontage road and hit an occupied house at Green Valley Road.

The driver of the semi was identified as a 63-year-old Little Chute man. He suffered minor injuries in the crash.

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Green Valley Road was closed between State Highway 76 and County Highway GG for over 10 hours.

Officials did not say what caused the driver to veer off the road.