Jefferson County accident kills two
Pronounced dead at the scene were Daniel A. Olson, 45, of Wales, and Laura R. Webb, 20, of Watertown.
Rescue workers were called at 6:59 a.m. Friday to the scene, on Highway 16 near River Valley Road.
Investigation and a witness indicated that Olson was driving a pickup truck west on Highway 16 when the truck drifted into the eastbound lane and collided with a car driven by Webb, the sheriff’s department reported.
Highway 16 was closed for about three hours and 15 minutes.