Ashland Man Dead in Semi vs. Car Accident

By KBJR News 1

Ashland Man Dead in Semi vs. Car Accident

August 11, 2011 Updated Aug 11, 2011 at 10:56 PM CDT

Ashland, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) - An Ashland man is dead after he crashed into a semi truck.

The Bayfield County Sheriff's department says 27-year-old Adam Lavassuer drifted into the path of the truck along state highway 118 last night in the town of Kelly.

He was found dead on the scene.

The semi driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities say due to the extensive damage of both vehicles the highway was closed for nearly eight hours.

The crash is still under investigation.

Written for the web by Kevin Jacobsen