Double Fatal Accident Near Waterloo

(Town of Portland) Two people were killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident near Waterloo. The crash occurred at 4pm in the Town of Portland. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says a car was traveling eastbound on State Highway 19 near North Street when it collided head-on with a westbound pickup-truck. The driver of each vehicle was killed. There were no other passengers. The highway was closed for around three hours.  The crash is under investigation and the identities of those involved will not be released until at least Saturday evening.  The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Waterloo Police Department, Waterloo Fire and EMS, Watertown EMS, the Dodge County Sheriff Chaplain, Dodge County Medical Examiner,  the Dodge County Emergency Response Team, UW MedFlight, and the Dodge County Sheriff Crash Investigation Team (CIT).