Mauston man killed in car crash

The name of the victim is being withheld as to notify the family first.
The name of the victim is being withheld as to notify the family first.(Associated Press (custom credit) | AP)
Published: Apr. 5, 2022 at 6:28 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 5, 2022 at 7:28 AM CDT
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MAUSTON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A Mauston man died early Tuesday morning after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a tree on a Juneau Co. highway, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Investigators determined, the 56-year-old driver was heading west on U.S. 12/16 when his vehicle went off the road near Morrissey Rd., in Lemonweir Township, and the wreck left him seriously injured.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 1:45 a.m. and attempted life-saving measures. However, the driver, whose name was not released was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

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