A woman is dead and three others injured, including a 12-year-old passenger, after a two-vehicle crash in Dodge County Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on Highway 33 near North Grove Road in the town of Oak Grove just after 12:50 p.m.
A Buick sedan and Ford truck were traveling in opposite directions on Highway 33 when the driver of the Ford crossed the center line and hit the Buick, according to the Sheriff’s Office’s initial investigation.
The driver of the Buick, a 50-year-old woman from Lake Mills, died at the scene. The 12-year-old, who was also in the Buick and from Lake Mills, sustained life-threatening injuries and was flown to a hospital.
The Ford driver, a 47-year-old Horicon man, was seriously injured and also flown to a hospital. A 44-year-old passenger in the Ford was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The Dodge County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the crash. Horicon EMS and Fire, Juneau EMS and Fire, Hustisford Fire, Beaver Dam paramedics, Dodge County Emergency Response Team, Horicon police and the Sheriff’s Office chaplain also assisted at the scene.
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Emily Hamer is a county government and criminal justice reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal. She also covers some general assignment and crime stories. She joined the paper in April 2019. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org