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2 injured in head-on crash, officials say

Police: Drivers extricated from vehicles, transported with non-life-threatening injuries

TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, Wis. - Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning around 1:10 a.m. near Waunakee, officials said.

Dane County Sheriff's officials said crews responded to a head-on crash on Highway 19 just west of Waunakee near Kingsley Road in the town of Springfield.

Investigators said a 2001 Chevrolet Impala was traveling eastbound on Highway 19 when it crossed the center line and collided with a 2008 Chevy Impala that was traveling westbound.

Both drivers were trapped inside their vehicles and had to be extricated, officials said. They were transported to UW Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the 2001 Impala, Klint P. Ketelboeter, 22, of Dane, was arrested on suspicion of first-offense operating while intoxicated and causing injury, and operating left of the center line.

Highway 19 was closed about 1.5 hours during the investigation.

Kingsley Road at Highway 19, Waunakee

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