State Patrol releases name of 67-year-old driver killed in three-vehicle crash on I-41
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Wisconsin State Patrol officials have now identified a 67-year-old man killed in a crash on I-41 in Washington County on Monday, August 24th.
The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on I-41 at Pioneer Road in Washington County — near Richfield.
One person was killed, and three people were injured.
Wisconsin State Patrol officials say a commercial truck driven by a 42-year-old man was southbound on I-41 approaching Pioneer Road.
Traffic ahead was slowing for a construction project on 41/45.
The truck struck one vehicle from behind, pushing it towards the median. A second vehicle was also struck before the truck came to a stop on the right shoulder.
The driver of the first vehicle was unresponsive when officers arrived.
Officers and witnesses performed CPR, but the 67-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. He had been identified as Robert Krzewinski.
The truck driver and the 50-year-old driver of the other vehicle were treated and released.
I-41 southbound was closed to traffic for approximately two hours following this crash.