Fatal Dodge County crash caused 3-hour highway closure

Driver lost control of vehicle
Fatal Dodge County crash caused 3-hour highway closure

Police responded to a fatal crash 3:06 a.m. Sunday, in which the driver struck a tree after losing control during a turn, officials said.

The driver was traveling north on USH 151, lost control during a curve, drove into the ditch and struck a tree, police said.

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene ny the Dodge County Medical examiner.

The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Northbound USH 151 was closed for three hours after the accident, but is now open.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be contributing factors in the accident, police said.

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