A driver died after losing control on Highway 12 and colliding with a truck heading the other direction on Wednesday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.
The crash happened about 7:40 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 12 at Highway C in the town of Jefferson, Sheriff Paul Milbrath said in a statement.
A preliminary investigation determined that the driver of a vehicle heading west on Highway 12 lost control and crossed into the eastbound lanes and was struck by a westbound truck, Milbrath said.
The driver of the truck was not injured, but the driver of the other vehicle suffered critical injuries and was taken to a hospital, where the person died, Milbrath said.
The drivers, who were not identified, were alone in their vehicles, Milbrath said.
The crash remains under investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
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