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Man dies in fiery accident on I-94

ROBERTS - A 22-year-old Wisconsin man died as a result of an accident that occurred at about 1:20 a.m. this morning on I-94 near Roberts.

The man was identified as Eric M. Ludwig, Stratford, who had been sleeping in a trailer when it started on fire and became fully engulfed, reported Sgt. Steve Tape of the Wisconsin State Patrol.

According to Tape, Ludwig was sleeping in a motorhome trailer being pulled by a Ford F150 pick-up when the fire started.

Ludwig was taken to Regions Hospital.

The accident occurred in the westbound lane of I-94 at Milepost 8.

Assisting agencies included the St. Croix County medical examiner, Hudson Fire and EMS, Roberts Fire and Rescue, River Falls EMS, St. Croix County Sheriff's Department and the Roberts and Hammond police departments.

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