On 12/04/2021 at approximately 3:25 P.M., Law Enforcement, EMS and Fire were notified of a 2 vehicle crash at the intersection of State Highway 80 and State Highway 56 with multiple injuries. According to statements made by the operators of the vehicles involved, A car that was traveling eastbound on State Highway 56 failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by a struck traveling southbound on State Highway 80. The car that was struck had 5 total occupants, all of which were transported by the assisting EMS agencies to the Richland Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. One juvenile occupant of the car was pronounced deceased at the Richland Hospital as a result from the crash. The lone occupant of the truck did not require medical attention. The full details of the crash are still under investigation. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is being assisted in the investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.
OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED: Richland County EMS, Richland Center Fire Department, Cazenovia EMS, Reedsburg EMS, and the Wisconsin State Patrol