Edgerton woman killed in two-vehicle crash Monday night

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Gazette staff
May 19, 2015

TOWN OF PLYMOUTH—A 41-year-old Edgerton woman is dead after a car collided with a semitrailer truck Monday night at Highway 11 and County H in the town of Plymouth, according to a Rock County Sheriff's Office news release.

The woman was a passenger in the car. She was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday at the Dane County Morgue, Madison, according to the release.

The names of the woman and the driver of the car she was in will be released after the autopsy, said Capt. Jude Maurer of the sheriff's office.

The investigation showed that a car driven by a 47-year-old Edgerton man was traveling south at 6:17 p.m. on County H when it failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Highway 11. When the car entered the intersection, it collided with an eastbound semitrailer milk tanker truck.The truck jack-knifed and stopped in a nearby field, according to the release.

The truck driver is Paul C. McCann, 48, of Fort Atkinson, Maurer said.

Both drivers and the female passenger of the car were taken to Mercy Hospital and Trauman Center in Janesville.

McCann was treated and released.The driver of the car was admitted for treatment of injuries, and the woman was pronounced dead just after 7 p.m., according to the release.

The crash closed Highway 11 for almost six hours.

Troopers from the Wisconsin State Patrol inspected the semitrailer truck while deputies from the sheriff's office reconstructed the crash, which remains under investigation, according to the release.

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