18-year-old killed Green County crash, car fire

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JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Wis. — One person is dead following a crash in Green County.

According to a release from the Green County Sheriff, deputies responded around 1 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a car fire along Middle Juda Road, west of Richland Road near Jefferson Township.

An investigation revealed the driver was headed west on Middle Juda Road when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree in a ditch. The crash caused the vehicle to catch fire.

Authorities have since identified the victim as 18-year-old Hunter Harrison of Juda. Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Green County Coroner’s Office.

Deputies said speed was likely a factor.