Stoughton man dies in fiery crash
Driver crossed center line, hit large tree
TOWN OF OAKLAND, Wis. — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said a 36-year-old Stoughton man is dead following a one-car crash just east of Cambridge early Friday morning,
The incident happened just after 4 a.m. on County Highway C near Retzlaff Road in the township of Oakland.
According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies found a car fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.
Upon further investigation, deputies determined a car driven by Jason Pruitt, of Stougton, was going westbound on C when it crossed the centerline, slid through the ditch and struck a large tree. The crash caused the car to catch fire.
Pruitt was pronounced dead at the scene.