You are the owner of this article.
Authorities identify Madison man who died in crash into power pole in Monona

Authorities identify Madison man who died in crash into power pole in Monona

{{featured_button_text}}
Monona police squad car

Authorities have identified the Madison man who died in a crash into a power pole in Monona on Monday night as 21-year-old Joseph M. Swenson.

Swenson, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene of the crash about 7:20 p.m. Monday in the 4500/4600 block of Winnequah Road, Monona police reported.

Witnesses told police that excessive speed was a contributing factor to the crash, police said.

Swenson was pronounced dead at the scene and preliminary results of a forensic examination confirmed that Swenson died from crash injuries, Barry E. Irmen, director of operations for the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office said in a statement.

The death remains under investigation.

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Badger Sports

Breaking News

Crime

Politics