NEW INFORMATION: Name released in fatal semi vs pedestrian crash

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HIXTON, Wis (WEAU)--The man hit and killed by a semi-truck has been identified.
The Wisconsin state patrol says 63 year old Glenn Michael Augustine of St. Paul was killed while walking through a gas station parking lot yesterday at the Hixton Travel Plaza. Troopers say a semi pulling up to fuel hit Augustine who had walked away from his own semi. The crash is under investigation

PRESS RELEASE: At 4:09 PM on Friday May 17, 2013 a crash occurred on Hixton Travel Plaza Parking Lot at Hixton Travel Plaza Parking Lot in Jackson County near Hixton.

Assisting agencies included Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Merrillan PD, and Hixton Fire Dept & 1st Reponders.

The crash involved 1 fatality.

The details of the crash are as follows:

The Wisconsin State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal semi vs pedestrian crash in the Village of Hixton. Names are being withheld pending the notification of family.