(Dodge County) On Saturday, August 7th 2021 at approximately 2:03 PM, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash in the southbound traffic lanes of US 151 approximately 2/10 mile north of Cth B in the Township of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
Initial investigation shows that a Kia was traveling south on US 151 in the left/inside traffic lane and a Mazda was traveling north on US 151, traveling the wrong way in the southbound traffic lane. The vehicles collided in a head on manner.
The driver (sole occupant) of the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The driver of the Kia was transported to UW Hospital in Madison with life threatening injuries. The sole passenger in the Kia died while being transported to UW Hospital in Madison.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Dodge County Medical Examiner. Assisting at the scene were: Beaver Dam Fire Department, Beaver Dam Paramedics, Beaver Dam Police, DCERT and the Dodge County Highway Department. The southbound traffic lanes of US 151 were closed for approximately 3 hours as the scene was being cleared and the crash was being investigated.