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Pickup driver is killed on Saturday

March 20, 2018 GMT

HUSTISFORD -- The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a one-vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality Saturday at 5:48 p.m. on County Highway E south of Perch Road in the town of Hustisford.

The name of the victim in the incident was still being withheld pending notification of next of kin as of Daily Times press-time today. There were no passengers inside the vehicle.

According to the sheriff’s department, a preliminary investigation shows a 1992 Ford pickup truck was traveling southbound on County Highway E when the driver lost control and entered the west ditch. The vehicle struck an embankment causing the vehicle to overturn.

The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner at 7:24 p.m.

Assisting at the scene were Hustisford Fire and EMS departments, Lebanon EMS, Watertown Fire Department paramedics, Dodge County Medical Examiner and Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain.