Fatal Crash on Highway 7

(KCEN) --The rainy weather caused a fatal accident today.

The head-on collision involved a tractor trailer and smaller car. The crash happened on State Highway Business 7 around 12:40 p.m. near Chilton.

Witnesses say a Chevrolet Impala was west bound when it hydroplaned around a corner and slid into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. The driver of the car was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not injured.

The highway was shut down in both directions as emergency personnel responded to the scene.

The victim was identified as 26-year-old Christopher Miller of Mcgregor. Next of kin have been notified.

No charges are expected in the accident.


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