Shawano County Highway Worker Struck And Killed By Car

A 31-year-old Highway worker struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Shawano County has been identified as Derek Stempa, of Shawano.

The accident happened at the intersection of State Highway 47 and County Highway G in the Town of Red Springs, near Gresham around 11:17 a.m. May 26.

According to a news release, a 68-year-old Tigerton man was traveling south on Highway 47 when investigators said he struck and killed a highway flag person.

The Shawano County Highway Department said at the time of the crash, traffic was reduced to one lane for construction.

Read more: WACD

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