Truck driver trying to save turtle struck and killed by vehicle on I-94 near 7 Mile Road

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A tow truck driver attempting to rescue a turtle on I-94 northbound, was struck by another driver and killed on Friday, May 29. 

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation was notified of the incident just after 9:15 a.m.

The Wisconsin State Patrol reports the tow truck driver stopped with lights on to remove the turtle from the roadway when he was struck by a passing semi-tractor and trailer unit. 

The semi-tractor and trailer unit and driver were located in Ripon. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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