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Vegas Trucker Killed After Suffering Heart Attack

A 59-year old semi driver from Las Vegas is dead after suffering a heart attack while driving on I-94 in Eau Claire County.

It happened about four miles west of the Foster/Fall Creek exit on the freeway. Troopers with the State Patrol said he suffered a heart attack Sunday afternoon, and somehow was able to pull off to the side without colliding with anything. His semi ended up in the ditch.

The State Patrol shut down the westbound lanes of the freeway for about 15 minutes to land a helicopter which eventually took the man to the hospital. It's unclear exactly when the man died.

His name has not been released.


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