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UPDATE: Drive who collided head on with semi has life-threatening injuries

Brad Williams

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He has life-threatening injuries after driving the wrong way on Interstate 90 and colliding head on with a semi.

The state patrol says John Kelter may have been drunk when his Subaru SUV collided with the semi carrying grain in the eastbound lane of the interstate, near West Salem, Wis.

The 22-year-old had to be freed from his SUV after it crashed into the semi, which happened around 2:30 a.m. The truck driver, from Iowa, only reported being sore after the accident

It took four hours to clear the eastbound lanes. 

Kelter was been flown to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse for treatment. 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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