Officials ID Middleton man killed in crash Friday

Police: 23-year-old killed in car, semi crash
Officials ID Middleton man killed in crash Friday

On Friday afternoon, a 23-year-old Middleton man was killed in a car accident near the town of Springfield.

The accident occurred at the corner of Schneider and Capital View roads.

Michael C. Umhoefer was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Madison police, Umhoefer was traveling eastbound on Schneider Road while a semitrailer driver, John J. Beuthin, 61, from Mazomanie, was traveling westbound on Schneider Road.

As Beuthin tried to make a left turn onto Capital View Road, Umhoefer crashed into the semi.

Police say no one has been ticketed yet.

This crash remains under investigation by the Dane County Sheriff’s office.

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