DUNN COUNTY, Wis. — The Dunn County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal crash involving a semi-truck Thursday afternoon.

The incident took place in the Township of Red Ceder on the intersection of US 12 and County Highway B.

A subsequent investigation showed an SUV was southbound on County Highway B, entered the intersection and collided with a semi-truck that was westbound on US 12, police said.

Due to the significant damage to the SUV, the driver was extricated from it by Menomonie Fire and Rescue.

58-year-old Kenneth R. Candelaria of Menomonie was the SUV driver. He was transported from the scene to Mayo Menomonie, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

If you saw the crash happen, please contact the Dunn County Communications Center at 715-232-1348.  

The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.