Deadly Truck Rollover In Rock County

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 07/30 2014 10:38PM

Updated 07/30 2014 10:47PM

ROCK COUNTY -- A tanker truck rolls over... Killing one person and blocking off a major intersection for hours. Police have identified the victim as the truck driver... He is 75 year old Willard Trewyn.

Police say Trewyn collided with a Pontiac G-6 near the intersection of Highway 81 and County Road H around 2 this afternoon.... That sent his tanker truck rolling into a nearby ditch. The truck contained liquid fertilizer... As much as 300 gallons of it spilled... But officials say it poses no health risks. Trewyn was pronounced dead on the scene.

Highway 81 has been re-opened to traffic.

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