1 dead in overnight crash in Fond du Lac Co.

The crash happened on Highway 151 in Fond du Lac County on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (WLUK image)

OAKFIELD (WLUK) -- The Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office says a 27-year-old St. Cloud woman is dead after a crash shut down a section of Highway 151 early Saturday morning after she was traveling in the wrong lane.

The Sheriff’s office says the northbound vehicle, driven by the St. Cloud woman, was traveling at a high rate of speed and hit a southbound vehicle driven by an 18-year-old woman, from the Waupun area, on Highway 151 and Hazel Lane in the town of Oakfield at 12:36 a.m.

The St. Cloud woman was airlifted to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The 18-year-old driver was taken by ambulance to the hospital where she was treated and released.

The sheriff’s office says speed and alcohol were factors in this incident.

No names have been released.

Editors note: The original version of this story had the locations of where the women were from switched . The above story has been updated to reflect the change.

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