Former Milton Police Chief, Terry L. Hawkins was killed in an accident on I-39/ 90 at Avalon Road in Janesville Thursday night.
The accident happened around 10:33 p.m. when his vehicle was rear ended by a semi- tractor.
He was pronounced dead on the scene by the Rock County Coroner's Office.
Hawkins was caught in traffic congestion on I-90 from another accident that occurred earlier in the evening.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the traffic crash.