NEW INFORMATION: Victim in Chippewa County dump truck crash identified

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- Investigators have released the name of the man who was killed when his dump truck crashed Tuesday morning near Jim Falls.

On Wednesday, the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office identified him as Roger Petranovich, 55, of Withee. Deputies say Petranovich was driving west on County Road S near 220th Street. That's when the truck crossed the center line, went into the ditch, and hit a culvert. The truck went up on its side, and ended up in the ditch.

Petranovich died at the scene.


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