10/15/17 – Authorities have released the names of the motorists involved in a two-vehicle accident late Friday morning in the Town of Beaver Dam. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says Iva Schwoch of Burnett was westbound on County Highway B when she collided at the controlled intersection with a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Sean Mertz of Watertown, who was southbound on County Highway A. The 90-year-old Schwock was transported to Beaver Dam Community Hospital and was pronounced dead prior to being transferred to UW Hospital in Madison by Flight For Life. Mertz was not injured. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Beaver Dam Police, Beaver Dam Fire and Paramedics, Flight for Life, the Dodge County Emergency Response Team and the Sheriff’s Office Chaplain. The accident is under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team and the Dodge County Medical Examiner.