UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Abbotsford Crash ID'ed

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Mon 11:03 AM, Nov. 18, 2013

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department has released the name of a 29-year-old pedestrian killed after being struck by a semi early Saturday morning.

Investigators say Brandon Sargent died at a Marshfield hospital.

The crash remains under investigations. Authorities could not comment whether charges will be filed or if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sat 2:29 PM, Nov. 16, 2013

A 29-year old man is dead after being struck by a semi-truck near Abbotsford.

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department tells NewsChannel 7 the call came in around 4:10 Saturday morning. A semi truck traveling east on Highway 29 hit a pedestrian near Hiline Avenue. The pedestrian was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department is still investigating the accident. The names of those involved have not yet been released.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 232201431 - wsaw.com/a?a=232201431
Gray Television, Inc.