Victim of fatal Black Earth crash identified

Dane County sheriff squad car
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MADISON, Wis. — The victim of a fatal head-on two-vehicle crash has been identified by the Dane County Medical Examiner.

Steven L. Walton, 26, of Mazomanie, died from injuries he suffered in the crash.

Law enforcement officials said Walton was driving west on Highway 14 when he crossed the center line and hit a vehicle head on. Walton was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle and her two child passengers were taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Walton’s death is under investigation by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.