One killed in Highway 33 accident

 

 

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal two-vehicle accident on Highway 33, near County Highway PC, west of Cashton at about 7:20 a.m. today.

Once on scene, deputies discovered that the driver of a 2006 GMC Sierra failed to yield from a stop sign at Highway 33 and County Highway PC and struck a commercial truck traveling east on Highway 33. The driver, who was ejected from the vehicle, and two passengers of the GMC sustained life-threatening injuries, plus an additional passenger in the vehicle died on scene.

The names are being withheld pending notification of the family.

The incident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit and the Monroe County Medical Examiner.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office also was assisted by the Monroe County Communications Center, the Cashton Fire Department, Tri-State Ambulance Service, and the Monroe County Highway Department.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office photo

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