2 dead from crash on Highway 14 east of Evansville

 

EVANSVILLE, Wis. — Two men were killed Monday afternoon in a two-car crash on Highway 14.

The crash happened just after 4:30 p.m. on Highway 14 between Wilder Road and Tuttle Road.

According to Rock County Sheriff’s Office officials, a Chevrolet Trailblazer driving north on Tuttle Road failed to stop at a stop sign and hit a Chevrolet Silverado that was driving east on Highway 14.

A man in the Silverado was ejected from the car during the crash and pronounced dead at the scene. The four other occupants of the Silverado were transported to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries.

A man and women were ejected from the Trailblazer, officials said. They were transported to the hospital with the other passenger in their car. The man who was thrown from the car was pronounced dead at the hospital.

During the crash, the Silverado spun around and snapped a power pole. The Rock County Sheriff’s office reported that the area was without power for several hours, and the power pole was replaced during the 6.5 hours that section of the highway was closed.

Officials say that the investigation into the crash is still on going.

This is a developing story that will be updated.