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Buggy driver killed in semi crash near Osseo


Garfield Township (WQOW) - One man was killed in a semi vs. buggy crash near Osseo Wednesday.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the crash happened on U.S. 10 westbound near County Trunk Highway G in Garfield Township just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say the semi hit the back of the buggy, killing its only occupant, Moses Petersheim,26, of Osseo. The State Patrol tells News 18 that the horse that was pulling the buggy was also killed in the accident.

DOT officials say the semi was owned by Scherer and Sons Trucking from St. Joseph, Minnesota. The semi driver, Derek Hedburg, 36, from St. Cloud, Minnesota was not hurt.

Authorities are still investigating what caused the crash. They say alcohol was not a factor.

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