Authorities Identify Person Killed In Accident Near Watertown On Wednesday

(Emmett) The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person killed in a two-vehicle accident near Second Street Road in the town of Emmet Wednesday afternoon. Just after 2:30pm, 21-year-old Kyle Kuehl of Watertown was pronounced dead at the scene after colliding with 26-year-old Sarah Steger from San Francisco just outside of Watertown. Kuehl was operating a 2002 Chevrolet on State Highway 16 while Steger was driving a 2015 Ford, also on State Highway 16, and was travelling in the opposite direction when the two vehicles hit head-on. Steger was transported to Aurora Hospital in Summit with Serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team and the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Watertown Police Department, Watertown Fire and EMS, Lebanon EMS, DCERT and the Dodge County Sheriff Chaplain.