1 dead after Fond du Lac Co. crash

File photo. (WLUK image)

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Patsy Knight of Markesan.


METOMEN (WLUK) -- A 77-year-old woman is dead after a two car crash in the Town of Metomen, according to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened at 9:53 a.m Saturday morning.

A 50-year-old Sheboygan woman was driving the 77-year-old on Highway 44 near Searle Road.

The woman crossed the center line and hit a 52-year-old Markesan area man headed west in a pickup truck.

Deputies say the crash caused the 77-year-old passenger to be pinned down.

Once she was removed form the car she was taken to the hospital where she died from the injuries of the crash.

The 50-year-old woman was also taken to the hospital for injuries.

The man driving the pickup was treated at the scene.

Officials say conditions of the road are a factor.

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