Teen Killed By Semi Identified

3/15/17 – Authorities have identified the pedestrian killed Monday night on Highway 151 in the Town of Beaver Dam. Brandon B. Greatens of Beaver Dam died around 9:30pm near the intersection with Highway 33. Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the preliminary investigation shows that the 19-year-old was walking in the northbound, inside traffic lane, the left-hand lane, when he was struck by a semi-truck with a box trailer. Greatens was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The driver of the semi, 46-year-old Steven Purscell of La Vista Nebraska, was not injured. There were no other vehicles or occupants involved in the crash which remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.