Poynette Man Killed In Collision With Alliant Energy Truck

(Poynette) A Poynette man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Columbia County Town of Dekorra. The collision occurred at 9:20pm at the intersection of County Highway CS and County V. An Alliant Energy truck failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a car in the intersection. The 66-year-old driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene. His dog was also killed.

Sheriff’s officials say Alliant Energy and their driver have been cooperative with the investigation. The Alliant Energy driver was not injured in the crash. Area roads were shut down for approximately three hours to allow first responders to work the scene. The incident remains under investigation by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

Other agencies assisting on scene during the incident include the Wisconsin State Patrol, Poynette Police Department, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Poynette Fire Department, Poynette EMS, UW Med Flight, Columbia County Highway Department, Columbia County Medical Examiner’s Office, Lodi Vet Clinic, and Blystones Towing.