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18-year-old killed following head-on collision in Town of Hartford

One 18-year-old is dead and another is injured following a head-on collision in Washington County Thursday evening.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to State Highway 83, approximately .2 miles south of Lee Road in the Town of Hartford around 5:30 p.m. 

The deceased 18-year-old male was traveling northbound on State Highway 83. While negotiating a curve in the roadway south of Lee Road, he crossed the center line into the southbound lane of travel and struck a southbound vehicle in a head-on manner.

The driver of the other vehicle traveling southbound was identified as an 18-year-old male from Erin. He suffered minor injuries.

The deceased male is identified as an 18-year-old male from Hubertus.

This is Washington County's 1st traffic fatality in 2017.

No further information is being released at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

If anyone was a witness to this crash or has information about the manner in which the vehicles were operating prior to the crash, contact the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 262-335-4378.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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