Paglusch

According to a criminal complaint, Destry D. Wilson, 22, of Redding, Calif., stopped his flatbed semi in the westbound driving lane of I-94 near Menomonie and was rear-ended by a second semi, which burst into flame. The driver of that truck, Brian L. Paglusch, 43, of Paynesville, couldn't escape his damaged cab and died of "catastrophic thermal injuries" just after the crash, about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.  Wilson has been charged with two felonies for allegedly smoking synthetic marijuana before causing a fiery nighttime crash.

According to a criminal complaint, Destry D. Wilson, 22, of Redding, Calif., stopped his flatbed semi in the westbound driving lane of I-94 near Menomonie and was rear-ended by a second semi, which burst into flame. The driver of that truck, Brian L. Paglusch, 43, of Paynesville, couldn’t escape his damaged cab and died of “catastrophic thermal injuries” just after the crash, about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Wilson has been charged with two felonies for allegedly smoking synthetic marijuana before causing a fiery nighttime crash.