John Joseph Myers Killed in Accident at US Hwy 2 and 41st Ave in Superior, WI

April 30, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
John Joseph Myers
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. Hwy 2 E & 41st Avenue East, Superior, Wisconsin, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wisconsin State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Mitsubishi Outlander, Semi-Truck
US Hwy 2 and 41st Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mitsubishi Outlander collided with the rear of a semi-truck

What Happened

Wisconsin State Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US Hwy 2 and 41st Ave in Superior, WI on April 30th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:35 p.m. According to investigators, a Mitsubishi Outlander was traveling eastbound on US Hwy 2 before colliding with the rear of a semi-truck under unclear circumstances.  It then veered from the road, striking a light pole before coming to rest in a front yard. The crash left Myers with fatal injuries. The truck driver, 21-year-old Joseph Hunter Matechuk, was not injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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