Driver killed, boy hurt in crash with dump truck in Rock County

TOWN OF MAGNOLIA (WKOW) — Deputies say one woman is dead and a boy is in the hospital after a car slammed into a dump truck.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Monday at the intersection of W. CTH B and N. Coon Island Road in the town of Magnolia, which is north of Orfordville and west of Janesville.

Investigators say a Dodge Charger driven by a 29-year-old Evansville woman missed a stop sign at W CTH B and hit a loaded Mack dump truck that was westbound on the highway.

The woman and a five-year-old boy in the car were both thrown from the vehicle. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The boy was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

A two-month-old girl in the car was not hurt.

The driver of the dump truck was also unhurt.

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