Harshaw, WI — A car collided with an 18-wheeler truck on Highway, leaving one man dead on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Authorities with Oneida County identified the victim as Jason Smoker, 42, from Harshaw.
According to their reports, Smoker was driving north along Highway 51 about 3 miles north of Highway 8 at approximately 2:02 p.m. when he was involved in a head-on collision with an oncoming 18-wheeler. The collision left Smoker fatally injured and he died at the scene, though the driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
The cause of the accident is under investigation, but police suspect Smoker may have swerved into oncoming traffic. More details to come.
Scene of the Accident