MINERAL POINT (WKOW) -- Numerous 911 calls were placed to the Iowa County Sheriff's Office late Thursday night.
Mineral Point Fire Department and EMS were also called to the scene of the one vehicle crash. It happened on State Highway 23 just south of State Highway 39.
The investigation reveals, 27-year-old James Richards, of Mineral Point, was traveling northbound on STH 23 when his pick-up truck left the roadway and crashed. Richards was ejected and it is believed he was not wearing a seatbelt.
Richards was transported to Upland Hills Hospital, and then transferred to UW Madison Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation. Alcohol and speed appear to be factors in the crash.
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