Janesville man killed in single-vehicle crash identified


JANESVILLE, Wis. — The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department has identified the Janesville man killed in a crash earlier this week.

First responders were dispatched to North Wash Road and Holland Road in Fulton Township at around 4:15 p.m. Monday for a report of a crash. An investigation revealed a man driving a pickup truck had been involved in a single-vehicle crash.

Authorities have identified that man as 39-year-old Matthew S. Fritz. The medical examiner said Fritz was pronounced dead at the scene.

A forensic examination revealed Fritz died from injuries he suffered in the crash. Additional testing is still underway.

The crash and Fritz’s death are under investigation by the Rock County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department.