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Update: Fatal accident on Interstate 94 near Madison

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Authorities have identified the man killed in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 as Kenneth Bell of Madison.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A 44 year-old Madison man is dead after a two-vehicle accident that occured Saturday night on Interstate 94 near the town of Blooming Grove.

A 21 year-old man from Mukwonago was also involved in the crash and received non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The official cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The State Patrol said the traffic flow has returned to normal around 11:10 p.m. following Saturday night's accident that affected eastbound lanes near mile marker 241.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- An injury crash has severely backed up traffic heading eastbound on Interstate 94, just east of Interstate 90/39.

The State Patrol said the accident took place around 8:40 p.m. near mile marker 241 and Gaston Road. 

The officer in charge for the Dane County Sheriff's Department said the coroner was called to the scene around the same time.

A delay could last at least two hours.  There is no designated route. Drivers are asked to avoid the area until the scene is cleaned up.

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