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UPDATE: Ashland man dies in truck vs. semi crash near Iron River

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Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 3:30 PM CST
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BAYFIELD CO., WI-- One person is dead and two others have non-life-threatening injuries after a crash near Iron River Tuesday morning.

Wisconsin State Patrol says the crash happened around 10 a.m. when a pickup truck traveling westbound near Iron River on US 2 lost control and crossed the centerline.

Anthony Basley, 77, who was driving the truck, hit an eastbound semi-tractor trailer.

Basley was dead at the scene.

The female passenger, 43, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 64-year-old known as Brian Maki, who was driving the semi-truck also has non-life-threatening injuries.

While the crash remains under investigation, authorities say road conditions were a contributing factor.

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