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Semi-truck crash closes Hwy 45 in Conover for two hoursSubmitted: 05/21/2019
CONOVER - A semi-truck flipped onto its side after a crash on Hwy 45 near Ross Rd. in Conover Tuesday evening. 

The semi-truck, pulling two containers of scrap metal, was traveling south on Hwy 45 when a man driving an SUV traveling north went to make a left turn.


The SUV driver did not yield to the truck, and the driver of the truck swerved to the right to avoid a crash. 

The SUV driver hit the side of the semi, which went into a ditch and flipped on its side. 

Hwy 45 was closed for about two hours until the semi was removed. 

Conover Fire & Rescue, Conover Ambulance, Eagle River Police Department, Eagle River Ambulance and the Vilas County Sheriff's Office all responded. 


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