Lafayette County, WI (June 21, 2023) – A 19-year-old has died as a result of a major truck crash that occurred in Lafayette County on Monday, June 19.
At around 3:00 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the site of a major accident involving a semi-truck.
Reports from authorities show that a horse-drawn buggy was struck by a semi-truck during the early morning hours. The buggy was completely demolished as a result of the crash.
The driver of the buggy was fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The truck driver was not injured.
At this time, the incident is being investigated by the police.
We offer our condolences to the family of the teen who died as a result of this crash.
Every day, serious truck accidents are reported in the United States. Unfortunately, those involved in accidents are often left with serious injuries. Due to the size of these massive vehicles compared to others sharing the road, victims involved in accidents with trucks are often left with severe spinal cord fractures, loss of limbs, and even life-threatening internal organ injuries. Unfortunately, many of the accidents that take place are completely preventable.
There are several factors that commonly contribute to truck accidents here in the United States. Some of the most common include:
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