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Jefferson County accident kills two

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Gazette Staff
November 24, 2007
— A man and a woman died in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 16 in Ixonia Township on Friday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department reported.

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.



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