The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department has released the name of the individual who died in a head-on crash with a semitrailer truck Friday, Sept. 17.

James R. Doll, 48, of Janesville was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which was reported shortly after 5 a.m. The forensic examination was completed at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday, Sept. 18.

The crash occurred on Highway 14 east of County H in Janesville. Doll was killed when his westbound vehicle crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound semitrailer truck head on.

Doll was ejected from the 1997 GMC Jimmy SUV he was driving, and his vehicle was engulfed in flames when emergency personnel arrived. The truck driver was uninjured, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

Doll’s death remained under investigation by the Rock County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department.


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