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UPDATE: one person dead after two-car collision on US 18 near Dodgeville


UPDATE (WKOW) -- A Dodgeville man was killed in a crash near Dodgeville Wednesday morning.

Authorities say the crash happened on USH 18 east of Edmund, near Sinbad Road.

Investigators revealed the victim who died in the crash was driving a car when they crossed the centerline and collided with a pickup truck.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup was extricated and medflighted to UW Hospital. A 15-year-old passenger in the truck was transported by ambulance to a hospital in Dodgeville.

IOWA COUNTY (WKOW) -- US Highway 18 is closed in both directions near Dodgeville after a two-car crash Wednesday.

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According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the call reporting the crash first came in at 10:39 a.m., with the Iowa County Sheriff's Office responding to the scene. The crash took place near the intersection of Sinbad Road, and forced closure for all lanes on the roadway.

Authorities could not confirm injury counts, but the Iowa County Sheriff's Department did say that a Medflight is inbound.

Peter Culver

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