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Construction worker flown to hospital after crash

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:53:47 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 14 2013 05:01:16 PM CDT

TOWN OF CLYMAN, Wis. -

A road construction worker was struck during a traffic crash and flown to a hospital Friday morning, according to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to State Highway 26 near Wilson Road in the town of Clyman at 8:42 a.m. for a report of a crash.

A minivan driven by John Sparks, 67, of Cambria was traveling south on Highway 26 through a construction zone when slowed down as he approached a heavy equipment entrance, according to investigators. The van was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer driven by Gregory Trombley, 50, of Columbus, Georgia. The minivan traveled into the northbound land and struck a van driven by Brian Friedenauer, 36, of Orangeville, Ill. The van spun into the east shoulder and struck Kurt Zuelsdorf, 29, of Appleton, who was working as a flagman at the site, according to investigators.

Zuelsdorf was flown to Froedert Hospital in Milwaukee. Sparks was taken to Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

The Wisconsin State Patrol, Clyman Fire Department, Reeseville Fire Department, Juneau Fire Department, Clyman first responders and Watertown Paramedics assisted at the scene.

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