Fatal crash closes Highway 14

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

TOWN OF RUTLAND—Highway 14 remains closed at its intersection with Highway 92 near Brooklyn because of a fatal crash.

The Department of Transportation posted this detour route: Eastbound traffic take Highway 14 to Rutland Road, then west to County MM, south to Highway 92 and east  to Highway 14. Reverse for westbound traffic.

The crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. A conversion van traveling north on Highway 14 crossed the centerline and hit a semitrailer truck head-on, according to the Dane County Sheriff's office.

The 27-year-old male driver of the conversion van was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dane County Medical Examiner, according to the release. The truck driver, Phillip Parker, 33, of Baraboo, sustained minor injuries and was transported to UW Hospital in Madison.


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