Rural Columbus Man Seriously Injured In One-Vehicle Accident

11/5/17 – A rural Columbus man was seriously injured late Saturday night in a single vehicle accident in Dodge County. The incident occurred at 10:37pm at W12390 State Highway 16-60 in the Town of Elba. Authorities say Joshua Marks was traveling eastbound on State Highway 16-60 when his pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree in the front yard of a residence. Marks was transported to UW Hospital in Madison with serious life threatening injuries. Sheriff Dale Schmidt says speed and alcohol were factors in the crash. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Columbus Fire Department, Lifestar EMS, the Columbus Police Department and the Dodge County Emergency Response Team. The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.