Driver hit, killed by semi-truck on Sauk County highway

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DELLONA, Wis. — One person was killed Tuesday morning when they turned into the path of an oncoming semi-truck on a road northeast of Reedsburg.

Sauk County authorities said they were dispatched to County Road H and D and W Road around 10:10 a.m. after getting several reports of a two-vehicle crash. When deputies arrived, they found the roadway completely blocked.

Investigators said the driver of a 2006 Mitsubishi was turning onto County Road H from D and W Road when they failed to yield the right of way and turned into the oncoming truck’s path.

The driver of the Mitsubishi was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi-truck driver suffered minor injuries.

Authorities said their investigation is ongoing. The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Wisconsin State Patrol, Reedsburg fire and emergency medical services, Reedsburg police and the Sauk County Highway Department.