Woman killed in crash on US Highway 12 near Sauk City

Highway 12 Crash

SAUK CITY, Wis. — A 33-year-old woman was killed in a crash east of Sauk City Tuesday evening, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office said.

In a news release, the sheriff’s office said the two-vehicle crash happened around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and State Highway 188.

A preliminary investigation showed one vehicle had stopped on Highway 188 and was trying to turn left onto eastbound Highway 12 when the driver hit another vehicle that was heading west on Highway 12.

The crash caused the second vehicle to roll over and eject the 33-year-old victim. The sheriff’s office said she died at a hospital.

The woman’s name has not been released.

Eastbound Highway 12 was blocked until shortly before 8:30 p.m. due to the crash, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

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