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Medical examiner identifies Stoughton person killed in Janesville crash

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Rock County Medical Examiner's Department has identified the person killed in a Janesville crash over the weekend.

Authorities said 36-year-old Casey Swendsen from Stoughton was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near the intersection of East Court Street and Atwood Avenue.

Preliminary results of a forensic examination show Swendsen died from injuries sustained in the crash.


JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Janesville police said one person is dead after a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

According to investigators, it happened around 2:40 a.m. near the intersection of E. Court Street and Atwood.

Paramedics arrived to attend to the victim, but during their assessment they determined the person pinned under the vehicle was dead.

Police said the initial investigation determined that the driver was going west on E. Court Street, and when they were approaching Jackman Street, they failed to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle was on the terrace before hitting a tree. Authorities suspect speed was a significant contributing factor to the crash.

The identity of the driver has not been released at this time, pending notification of the family.

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