Search Continues For Accident Victim in Wisconsin River

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities are resuming their search of a river in western Wisconsin for the second victim of a fatal semi crash.
The State Patrol Wednesday identified the two Minnesota men killed when their semi slid off Interstate 94, down an embankment and into the Red Cedar River near Menomonie. The body of the driver, 25-year-old Batrodin Siyad, was found in the cab of the tractor. The body of a passenger, 26-year-old Mohammed Malin, has not yet been recovered. Both men were from Minneapolis.
The patrol says the owner of the semi is Dashman's Transport of Lansing, Mich.
Some lanes along I-94 may be restricted Wednesday as a recovery team works at the crash site.


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