Gary J. Wojtalewicz, 68, of Malone was killed Thursday, Jan. 21 when the pickup truck he was driving was struck from behind by a semi truck on USH 151 in the town of Taycheedah.

According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, Wojtalewicz was slowing or stopping his pickup to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind by the semi, forcing Wojtalewicz’s truck off the road and into a tree.

The accident happened around 11:45 a.m. on USH 151 near Kiekhaefer Parkway. Wojtalewicz was northbound on the highway at the time of the crash.

Also assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were the State Patrol, Calumet Fire Department (Pipe), Mount Calvary Ambulance, Theda Star emergency medical helicopter, and the Fond du Lac County Highway Department.

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