Heavy patches of fog blamed for pile up near Verona

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Latest information from Dane County Sheriff's Dept: 

Madison, WI.  February 12, 2018 – Dane County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with officers from 

Verona, Fitchburg, and the Wisconsin State Patrol are investigating a large crash on US Highway 

18/151 eastbound just east of State Highway 69 in the Town of Verona.  This motor vehicle accident

has as many as 20 vehicles involved.  Poor visibility due to heavy patches of fog is believed to be a 

contributing factor.   

Uninjured occupants and motorists from the immediate crash scene are being transported to the 

Verona Fire Department.  Concerned family members should report to the Verona Fire Department 

to make contact with their loved ones and should avoid going directly to the crash scene on USH 

18/151.

Eastbound USH 18/151 is expected to be shut down for the next 5 to 6 hours while officials 

investigate the incident.  Eastbound traffic is being re-routed at Exit 77 (Paoli St. / STH 69).

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