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UPDATE: Driver killed in accident on 151 identified

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SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Dane County officials have released the name of the victim killed in Tuesday morning's crash on Highway 151.

They say 28 year old Joseph Kreklow was killed after striking a semi-truck head on while driving north in the southbound lanes. Investigators it looks like Kreklow was driving without his headlights on at the time of the crash.

The Dane County Medical Examiner's Officer says Kreklow's death was the result of injuries he sustained in the crash. Additional testing is underway at this time.

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SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Things are back to normal on Highway 151 near Sun Prairie where an early morning accident diverted traffic for hours.

Sun Prairie Police tell 27 News the driver of a car was going north in the southbound lanes of 151 when he crashed with a semi. Investigators say it looks like the driver, 28-years-old, did not have his headlights on. He was killed. Police know who he is, but haven't released his name yet, pending notification to family.

Traffic was diverted at County Road VV for more than four hours while crews investigated and cleaned up the scene. The scene was cleared around 6:19 a.m.
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SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- One person is confirmed dead after a crash on Highway 151 near Sun Prairie.

Police tell 27 News the 28-year-old man was driving without his headlights on, when he crashed with a semi. The accident happened around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday and as of 6:00 a.m., authorities are still on the scene.

Traffic is being diverted on southbound 151 at County Road VV.
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SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- A crash on Highway 151 near Sun Prairie has authorities diverting traffic in the area.

Authorities responded around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning after reports of a car versus semi crash at mile marker 104, near County Road VV.. According to the Dane County sheriff's department, the Dane County medical examiner was also called to the scene.

Currently, traffic is being diverted off of US 151 at County Road VV. Drivers should continue north on County VV to County V, then go west on County V to County N, south on County N to get back to US 151.

Crews expect traffic to be backed up for around 2 hours.

Stay with 27 News for the latest on this crash.


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