Semi truck accident victim is recovering

MENOMINEE TOWNSHIP – An Escanaba woman, who was run over by a semi truck in Menominee Township more than a month ago, remains hospitalized in Milwaukee where she is in stable condition.

Meagan Elizabeth O’Donnell, 29, of 1326 Stephenson Ave., Escanaba, was walking on Highway M-35, near Evergreen Road, when she was accidentally run over by a semi driven by Terrance Blazer, 52, of Green Bay.

The accident occurred at 2:06 a.m. on May 31, according to Menominee County Sheriff’s Department.

O’Donnell suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported by helicopter to Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette. She was transferred by ambulance to St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay then later transferred to Freodtert Hospital in Milwaukee.

During a telephone interview with the Daily Press on Monday, O’Donnell said she is in stable condition at the Milwaukee hospital. She has undergone several surgeries and was scheduled for her 10th surgery Monday, O’Donnell added.

No charges were sought in connection with the accident which was ruled accidental, according to the sheriff’s department. Deputies said alcohol was a factor in the accident.

In Saturday’s Daily Press, the victim was misidentified as Megan Erin O’Donnell, 25, of Escanaba, whose name was provided by the sheriff’s department.

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Jenny Lancour, (906) 786-2021, ext. 143,