The Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol are investigating how a 36-year-old Algoma man died in a single-vehicle crash in the Township of Two Rivers Wednesday morning. Emergency personnel in the county responded to County Highway V near Tannery Road in the Town of Two Rivers just before 9:30 a.m. to the scene where a semi-truck had crashed. The preliminary investigation shows that the unidentified man was driving a semi-truck owned by Algoma Lumber Company on County Highway V traveling eastbound when he entered a ditch, causing it to overturn onto its roof. There were no passengers with the truck operator, who was pronounced dead at the scene. More details will be released about the crash as the Wisconsin State Patrol and Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department continue their investigation.
RELEASE FROM THE MANITOWOC COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
March 29, 2023
Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a 36-year-old man from Algoma.
This morning at approximately 9:28 AM, Deputies, EMS, and Fire personnel responded to CTH V east of Tannery Road, within the Township of Two Rivers, regarding a single-vehicle crash.
The preliminary investigation indicates that a 36-year-old man was operating a 2019 Freightliner semi-tractor and loaded trailer unit (owned by Algoma Lumber Company) eastbound on CTH V. The semi unit entered the south ditch, causing the vehicle to overturn onto the roof of its cab.
The 36-year-old operator was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. There were no passengers in the vehicle.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with the crash investigation. No further information is being released as the crash remains under investigation.
On behalf of the Sheriff’s Office, I offer our deepest condolences to all those affected by this tragic incident.
We would like to thank the following agencies for assisting with this investigation: Mishicot Police Department, Mishicot Fire Department, Mishicot Ambulance, Two Creeks Fire Department, Two Creeks JAWS, Two Creeks first responders, Tisch Mills Fire Department, Town of Two Rivers Fire Department, Two Rivers Ambulance, Wisconsin State Patrol, Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office, HWY 42 Garage, Manitowoc County Coroner’s Office, and Manitowoc County Joint Dispatch Center.
Dan Hartwig, Sheriff