Man Killed When His Truck Hits Semi

A River Falls man is dead after a traffic crash Sunday afternoon in Pierce County.

It happened at about 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of US Highway 63 and State Highway 29, northeast of Ellsworth.

Officers say the semi was going south, pulling a loaded cattle trailer and that it was broadsided by the pickup truck which was headed east.

Sheriff's deputies say 46-year-old Gerold Neisius was driving the truck, and didn't stop at a stop sign.

He died at the scene.

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