Wisconsin State Patrol: Brookfield man dies after being struck by piece of truck debris

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Wisconsin State Patrol

JOHNSON CREEK — A driver was killed on I-94 in Jefferson County on Monday evening, May 22nd — after being struck by debris.

The Wisconsin State Patrol indicates the incident happened shortly after 5:00 p.m. on eastbound I-94 near Johnson Creek. The victim has been identified as Jay Tichelaar of Brookfield.

A preliminary investigation shows a piece of a semi’s brake system fell off the truck — and traveled through the windshield of an eastbound vehicle. That piece struck Tichelaar in the head. He died from injuries suffered as a result of this incident.

No suspect vehicle has been located at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

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