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Victim in massive crash pileup on I-41 identified as school teacher

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 11:01:36-05

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is identifying Andrew Schefelker as the man killed in a massive chain reaction crash that involved 131 vehicles on I-41 this past weekend.

Schefelker was a Middle/High School teacher in the Iola-Scandinavia School District. He was 30 years old.

The Sheriff's Office says a call for the crash first came in at 11:10 Sunday morning on I-41 southbound in the area of County Road G.

The sheriff previously said 71 people went to six different hospitals. Of those people, 66 were treated and released and five were admitted for injuries.

Interstate-41 southbound through Neenah reopened after a 15 hour closure.

(Staff photo of Andrew Schefelker is from the Iola-Scandinavia School District's website)