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UPDATE: Fatal accident outside of Waunakee

UPDATE: Fatal accident outside of Waunakee

The 64-year-old woman from Madison involved in last week’s fatality crash is Mary M. Wegner.

Mary remains hospitalized and her condition continues to improve.

Mark B. Greimel, age 59 of Spring Green was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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5/9

The Dane County Sheriff's Office reports a 59 year old man from Spring Green is dead after colliding with a vehicle driven by a 64 year old Madison woman at the intersection of Highway 113 and 19.

The report says the woman was at the intersection of 113 and 19 and was about to turn southbound onto 113. The 59 year old man, driving northbound collided with her car.

He was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was flown to UW hospital.  The extent of her injuries are not known.

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ORIGINAL RELEASE:

At 5:02 pm, Dane County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Waunakee Fire and EMS, and UW Med Flight responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 113, south of State Highway 19, in the town of Westport.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by a 64-year-old woman from Madison, was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 113 and was preparing to head southbound on Highway 113.  She then pulled out in front of a 1996 Saturn Station Wagon, driven by a 59-year-old male from Spring Green, who was heading northbound on Highway 113 and collided with the Cavalier. 

The driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier was wearing her seatbelt and had to be extricated from the vehicle.  She was transported by UW Med Flight to UW Hospital with unknown injuries. 

The driver of the Saturn Station Wagon wasn’t wearing his seatbelt.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

The crash is still under investigation.  The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the deceased after his family has been notified. 

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5/8

Rescue crews are at the scene of a crash on Highway 19.

It's at the intersection of 19 and Highway 113 near Waunakee.

The crash closed westbound lanes of 19. Traffic is being rerouted.

Medflight responded to the scene. There is no information on injuries at this point.

Detour information from the DOT: Westbound traffic will go south on WIS 113 to Arboretum Drive, west on Arboretum Drive to Moravian Valley Road, north on Moravian Valley Road to Frank Street, west on Frank Street to Raemisch Road, north on Raemisch Road back to WIS 19.

 

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