Authorities ID woman killed in Rock County crash involving dump truck
CENTER, Wis. — Authorities have identified the woman killed Monday afternoon in a crash involving a dump truck in Rock County.
Rachelle M. Dement, 29, of Beloit, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department.
Rock County deputies say Dement was driving a Dodge Charger south on N. Coon Island Road in the Town of Magnolia at 3:55 p.m. Monday and failed to stop at a stop sign at County Highway B, hitting a dump truck that was driving west on Highway B.
A 5-year-old child was also critically injured in the crash, according to a release by the sheriff’s office. Authorities said the boy was ejected from the Dodge Charger as a result of the crash.
A 2-month-old girl, who was also in the car, was not hurt.
The driver of the dump truck was not hurt.
The Rock County sheriff says County Highway B and N. Coon Island Road were closed for about 7 hours while crews were on the scene.
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