Interstate 43 was closed for several hours in parts of Ozaukee and Sheboygan counties after a state police chase ended in a deadly crash.It happened just after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-43, south of Pebble Beach Road.
According to the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation, the trooper had been following a Toyota Camry that was seen speeding and had been reported stolen from St. Francis. The trooper saw the car speeding and was trying to catch up to the Camry when the driver lost control, crossed the median and struck a semi in the southbound lanes.
The trooper discovered the accident shortly after it had occurred.
The car's driver, Zeron Harrell of Milwaukee,died at the scene. The semi's driver wasn't hurt.
Officers said they found a stolen gun and drug paraphernalia inside the car. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash
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