WHO Involved: Richland Sewell, 51, of Milwaukee, WI
Kyle Kleppe, 25, of Blanchardville, WI
WHERE Incident Happened: Hwy 60 and Hwy 193
What happened: Sheriff Clay Porter reports that a straight truck driven by Richard Sewell was traveling east on Hwy 60 west of Hwy 193 when it crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic. Kyle Kleppe was traveling west on Hwy 60 in a Dodge 4500 and attempted to avoid the crash but was struck head on. Sewell was ejected from the straight truck and Kleppe was assisted out of his truck by another motorist. Both parties were transported to Richland Hospital by Muscoda and Blue River EMS. Sewell was later transferred to UW Hospital for his injuries. Muscoda Fire was requested for traffic control and scene clean up. Hwy 60 was closed approximately 1.5 hours. Wisconsin State Patrol was requested for vehicle inspections on both commercial vehicles. This crash is still under investigation.
Other Agencies Involved: Muscoda Fire, Muscoda EMS, Blue River EMS, WI State Patrol