Fennimore man dies in rollover crash

Passenger in vehicle taken to hospital
Fennimore man dies in rollover crash

An 81-year-old Fennimore man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Grant County on Friday.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office said Jerry Hilger was driving with Amila Hilger, 78, on Highway 18 in Fennimore when their vehicle hit the shoulder, then crossed both lanes of traffic.

Authorities said the vehicle hit an embankment and rolled onto its roof.

Authorities pronounced Jerry Hilger dead at the scene, while Amila Hilger was taken to a Grant County medical center.

The crash happened about 10:30 a.m.