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Jefferson woman killed in Dodge Co. weekend car crash


CLYMAN (WKOW) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the woman killed in a crash Sunday.

The accident happened just after 9:00 Sunday morning on County M near County J in the Township of Clyman.

Initial investigation shows 77-year-old John Wellman, of Jefferson, was traveling north on County M when he lost control on the snow covered, slippery road.  The vehicle struck a railroad signal gate crossing just south of County J.

Wellman suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to Watertown Hospital.  His passenger, 77-year-old Helen Wellman, was taken via Flight for Life to Aurora Medical Center in Summit and was pronounced dead in the Emergency Room.   

Assisting the Dodge County Sheriff's Office were: Town of Emmet/Lebanon Police, Watertown Fire and Paramedics, Juneau EMS, Clyman Fire Department, Clyman First Responders, and the Dodge County Sheriff's Office Chaplain. 

The accident remains under investigation.  




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