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DURAND, Wis. (PEPIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE) - On August 12, 2013 at 5:31 A.M. the Pepin County Sheriff's Department responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of STU 85 and CTH R in heavy fog.
Myron Smith, 60 years of age, of Austin, MN was driving a semi northbound on STU 85 when a southbound car driven by a 37 year old male Hispanic of Durand turned left onto CTH R and into the oncoming semi. The car was struck by the semi.
The driver of the semi was not injured. The driver of the car was transported to the Durand Ambulance Service to the Chippewa Valley Hospital and later transferred to Rochester, MN.
Also assisting at the crash scene was the Durand Fire Department and the WI Stale Patrol.
The name of the injured driver is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The accident remains under investigation.