Illinois Man Dies After Hitting Dump Truck Near Portage

(Portage) An Illinois man was killed after hitting an unoccupied dump truck near Portage Tuesday afternoon. The Wisconsin State Patrol, along with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Portage Fire Department, were dispatched to the scene near I-39 at mile marker 86 around 3:30pm. State Patrol officials say a Dodge Charger was heading southbound on I-39 in an active construction zone. The vehicle then traveled into the closed lane of construction and struck the dump truck. The 25-year-old driver from Burr Ridge, and lone occupant of the vehicle, sustained fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported. Authorities say the name is being withheld pending notification of family.