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Eau Claire man walking in traffic killed when hit by semi

Lake Hallie (WQOW) – An Eau Claire man is dead after being hit by a semi on Business 53 in Lake Hallie.

It happened Wednesday night around 11:20 near Farm & Fleet.

According to the Lake Hallie Police Department, officers received a call of someone walking southbound in the northbound lanes of Business 53.

While officers were headed that way they received a second call that there was a person down in the road.

When officer got there they found the 39-year-old Eau Claire man dead. They say he was wearing dark blue jeans and a black shirt.

Police say the man was walking home from Walmart when he was hit by a semi.

The semi driver is cooperating with police.


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