Cross Plains man killed in head on crash

From the Dane County Sheriff's Dept: 

At approximately 10:09 p.m. on January 25, 2018, Dane County Deputies along with Mt. Horeb Fire & EMS responded to a two vehicle crash on CTH J at Valley Spring Road in the Township of Cross Plains. 

The preliminary investigation indicates a 2011 Subaru Legacy driven by a 16 year old female from Mount Horeb was westbound on CTH J when it crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 2008 Saturn Vue driven by a 55 year old male from Cross Plains.  

The female driver was wearing her seatbelt and sustained non-life threatening injuries.  The male driver was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained life threatening injuries, and was pronounced deceased at the scene.    

Both vehicles airbags deployed as a result of the crash.  

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team and detectives are investigating the crash.  CTH J was shut down for approximately four hours during the initial investigation. The names of the involved drivers are not being released at this time pending the outcome of the investigation and the notification of the deceased’s family by the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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