Death toll rises in 2-car crash in Dodge County
The death toll has risen to two people from a two-car crash in Dodge County on May 26.
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that 39-year-old Eric Hagenbart died from his injuries in that crash.
The other driver involved, 24-year-old Ryan Schultz of Sun Prairie, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation showed that a minivan, driven by Hagenbart, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 151 and struck a southbound car, driven by Schultz, in a head-on collision.
The crash happened on U.S. 151 just north of Redwood Road in the township of Trenton.
Hagenbart, of Beaver Dam, was flown from the scene by a medical helicopter to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Sheriff’s Office said alcohol and operating on the wrong side of the highway are believed to be contributing factors.