On 03-08-21 at approximately 7:00pm, a vehicle was traveling southbound on State Hwy 80 when it lost control and slide sideways into the west ditch. The vehicle is believed to have rolled multiple times and came to rest on the passenger side door. Both occupants of the vehicle were trapped inside and needed to be extricated by the Richland Center Fire Department. Thomas R. Poupart, 28 of Muscoda was transported via Richland County EMS to the Richland Hospital for his injuries. Poupart was later tansported via Med-Flight to UW Hospital in Madison. Zachary W. Brunton, 29 of Muscoda was pronounced dead at the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with a crash reconstruction of the accident scene. Speed and alcohol were believed to be contributing factors in the crash and the investigation is still ongoing.
Zachary W. Brunton, 29 of Muscoda, WI
Thomas R. Poupart, 28 of Muscoda, WI
Other Agencies Involved:
Richland County EMS, Richland Center Fire Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, UW Med Flight, Richland County District Attorney’s Office, Richland County Coroner