One person was killed in a 2-vehicle crash in Barron County on Thursday.
The Barron County Sheriff's Department received a call at about 4:52 a.m., Oct. 17, of a two-vehicle crash west of Poskin near County F and U.S. 8, in the town of Clinton. The caller reported one of the vehicles was on fire.
The driver of the 2009 Mack semi-tractor is identified as Robin Gregg, 51, from Niagra.
The driver of the 2006 Jeep Commander who died in the crash is identified as Brian Morris, 44, from Turtle Lake, WI.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff's Department along with the Barron Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Barron County Medical Examiner's Office, Almena Fire Department and Mayo Ambulance responded to the scene.
Initial investigation shows Morris was traveling eastbound on U.S. 8 crossed the centerline and into the path of a westbound semi-tractor trailer driven by Gregg that was hauling U.S. Postal Service mail.
Gregg was transported to Mayo Hospital in Barron with non-life-threatening injuries.
Morris was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers were the only persons involved in the crash.
Names of the drivers are being withheld pending notification of family.
The crash is being investigated by the Barron County Sheriff's Department and reconstructed by the Wisconsin State Patrol.
U.S. 8 was detoured.