NEW INFORMATION: Name of man killed in fiery semi crash on I-94 released

By: WEAU News Staff Email
By: WEAU News Staff Email

EAU CLAIRE, Wis (WEAU) -- We now know the name of the man who was killed after a crash involving two semi-units on I-94, just four miles south of Eau Claire.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says 48-year-old Jeffery D. Moore of Mooresville, Indiana, who was driving one of the semi-units, is dead after the fiery crash.

The driver of the other semi-unit, 42-year-old Andrey Sasin of Brooklyn, New York, was not hurt.

Troopers say they received reports of a crash just before 4:30 Saturday afternoon on I-94 westbound at mile post 74.5 near Eau Claire.

Traffic was backed up for miles after the crash. The freeway reopened around 4 a.m. Sunday.

Our crews on scene report one of the semis was in flames and the other semi-trailer was heavily damaged.

It's not clear what caused the crash. While authorities say they don't think alcohol was a factor, the surviving driver faces an unspecified enforcement action.

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis (WEAU) -- The west bound lane of I-94 is shut down after a fiery crash involving 2 semi trucks.

The accident happened several miles south of Eau Claire in Foster around 4 this afternoon.

Our crew on scene reports two semi trucks were involved in a crash and one of them was fully engulfed in flames. The other semi-trailer was heavily damaged. Traffic was backed up for several miles behind the crash.

There's no word yet on what may have caused the crash.

The state patrol says they have crews on the scene and the Osseo-Fairchild Fire Department is assisting with traffic.

The State Patrol is shutting down westbound lanes of I-94 at the Foster exit and detouring on Highway 53.


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