Stoughton teen dies from injuries sustained in Sept. 1 crash

– A Stoughton High School student injured in a Sept. 1, 2017 crash has died from her injuries, according to school officials.

Emma Sorensen, a passenger in one of the vehicles involved, died over the weekend, according to a letter sent to school district parents Tuesday by District Administrator Tim Onsager

"Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to Emma’s family in their time of grief," Onsager wrote.

The district pupil services team has been available to support students since the crash and will continue to be available, the letter said.

Dane County sheriff's official6s reported that a car driven by a 16-year-old from Stoughton was trying to turn around on Skyline Drive in the town of Pleasant Springs around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1 when the car was hit by an oncoming Jeep, driven by another Stoughton teenager. 

The five people in  the car were members of the Stoughton High School cross country team.

Investigators say everyone was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. 

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