Rock County teen dies in rollover crash
AVON, Wis. — A 16-year-old girl is dead following a crash in rural Rock County on Thursday afternoon.
Deputies responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on County Road K and South Fossum Road shortly before 3:30 p.m.
According to a news release, an investigation revealed a car with two teens had failed to complete a curve and went into a ditch. The car rolled over multiple times and ejected the passenger, a 16-year-old Orfordville girl.
The girl was pronounced dead at the scene, and the 17-year-old Beloit boy who was driving had been taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials said neither were wearing a seat belt.
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office and its reconstruction team are continuing to investigate the crash with the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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