Woman killed in Dodge County crash; child suffers life-threatening injuries

HWY 33 crash
Courtesy of Dodge County Sheriff's Office

OAK GROVE, Wis. — One woman is dead following a crash on Highway 33 in Dodge County.

The state Department of Transportation said the incident happened in the Township of Oak Grove at around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said an initial investigation revealed a Ford truck crossed the center line and struck a Buick sedan in the oncoming lane.

The 50-year-old woman driving the Buick was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The woman’s name has not been released at this time.

Officials said a 12-year-old child in the passenger seat of the Buick also suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a hospital.

The 47-year-old man who was driving the Ford truck suffered serious injuries and was also hospitalized, while a 44-year-old passenger in the truck was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

WIS 33 was blocked in both directions between Highway 26 and North Grove Road for several hours. The lanes reopened at 4:50 p.m.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.