Passenger Killed Near Beaver Dam In Semi Versus Pickup Wreck

7/12/17 – One person was killed when a pick-up truck clipped a semi-tractor trailer early Tuesday morning. The accident happened at 2:17am on Highway 151 at Gunn Road in the Town of Calamus. A 27-year-old Iowa man was traveling northbound in a pick-up that was towing an enclosed trailer with a race car inside. He attempted to swerve into the passing lane to avoid a collision with the semi but struck the rear of the box trailer. A 43-year-old female passenger in the pickup was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The 27-year-old driver of the pickup and the 29-year-old driver of the semi were not injured in the crash. The names of those involved will be released later today. The accident remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. The northbound lanes of Highway 151 were closed for nearly seven hours.