According to WKOW 27, a woman was killed after a head-on crash at Highway 81 west of Prairie Road in Lafayette County on December 14 at around 2:00 in the afternoon. Several deputies responded to an emergency call in the town of Seymour, just west of Darlington. Official reports stated that a truck traveling east went over the median line and struck and oncoming vehicle.
The driver of the car, an 87-year-old woman from Mineral Point, was pronounced dead when she was transported to the Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County in Darlington. The 38-year-old driver of the truck, a man from Durango in Iowa, was brought to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison after sustaining life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under the investigation of Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office.