Clyman Man Killed After Hitting Semi

(Clyman) A 47-year-old Clyman man was killed yesterday morning after running a stop sign and striking a semi. The accident occurred just before 7am. Authorities say Frederick J. Schmidt was traveling northbound on County DJ and drove through the stop sign at Highway 60, striking the trailer of the eastbound semi. The Schmidt vehicle was dragged for about a tenth of a mile down Highway 60. The Dodge County Medical Examiner pronounced Schmidt dead at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt. Foggy conditions are believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.