Authorities identify victim of fatal Dodge County UTV crash

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LEBANON, Wis. — Authorities have identified the Dodge County man killed over the weekend in a UTV crash.

Officials said the man was found dead by police Saturday night after a passerby called to report the crash on Monroe Road.

Law enforcement officials with Dodge County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 60-year-old Otto Abolins of Ashippun, Wisconsin.

An initial investigation revealed the UTV flipped into a ditch when it entered the right shoulder of the roadway. Officials said Abolins was not wearing a seatbelt or helmet at the time, and he was ejected from the UTV during the crash.

Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.