May 11, 2022 – Dodge County, WI – On May 11, 2022, at approximately 8:53 a.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash on Hemlock Road between Hwy 151 and County Road A, in the township of Beaver Dam.
Initial investigation showed a 59-year-old male from Endeavor, WI was operating a 2019 Peterbilt semi-tractor, hauling ethanol in a tank trailer east on Hemlock Road. The Peterbilt left the roadway and traveled into the south ditch, striking a culvert, and overturning the tractor and trailer.
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The male driver of the semi was not injured in the crash. Crews on scene worked to contain the spill from the trailer and an evacuation occurred for the containment and clean-up operations. Power was also turned off to area residences when the extrication of the remaining product in the trailer was to commence.
Residents and motorists are not allowed in the area until the scene is cleared.
Assisting at the crash scene were: Beaver Dam Fire Department, Dodge County Emergency Management, Dodge County Highway Department, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and Dodge County Emergency Response Team (DCERT).
Questions may be directed to Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt.