Fatal Crash Near New Salem

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A 79-year-old New Salem man is dead following a fatal crash on Interstate 94. 

According to Highway Patrol, two vehicles were traveling east on I-94 when the front vehicle began to slow down for an unknown reason.

The second vehicle, driven by a 37-year-old man from Hazen, was unable to slow down and rear ended the first vehicle, a 1997 Toyota Tacoma. 

The impact caused the Toyota Tacoma to go into the ditch and roll. The driver was pronounced dead on scene. 

Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 

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