1 dead in 2-vehicle crash in town of Jefferson

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- One person was killed following a two-vehicle crash in the town of Jefferson on Wednesday, Jan. 25. 

It happened around 7:40 a.m. on State Highway 12 at County Highway C. 

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary investigation revealed a driver was traveling westbound on State Highway 12 when they lost control, crossed the center line and struck a truck. 

The driver of the truck was not injured in the crash. The driver of the westbound vehicle sustained critical injuries and died at a local hospital. 

The sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by Fort Atkinson Fire, Wisconsin State Patrol and Jefferson County Emergency Communications for traffic control.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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