(Beaver Dam) A motorist was killed Friday morning in a head-on collision outside Beaver Dam. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is assisting Town of Beaver Dam Police at the scene of the crash that shut down State Highway 33 between County Highway A and Thompson Road. Authorities responded around 9:22am to the accident scene near Hidden Valley Drive, two-and-a-half miles east of the city of Beaver Dam.
Upon arrival, emergency responders removed a male driver who was trapped inside his vehicle and immediately began CPR and other life-saving attempts. The driver was transported by EMS to meet with a MedFlight helicopter but was pronounced dead prior to being transferred to the helicopter. There were no other occupants in that vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was transported with non-life-threatening injuries to an area hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by the Township of Beaver Dam Police Department, with the assistance of the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol. Also assisting with the incident were the Beaver Dam Fire and EMS, UW Med Flight, and DCERT, as well as the Dodge County Highway Department for road closure. No names will be released at this time. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the scene was cleared around 12:40pm.