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UPDATE: Driver injured after crashing into Baraboo house

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Police say the driver of the car that crashed into a Sauk County home has non-life threatening injuries, and the occupants of the home were not injured.

Sauk County Sheriff's Department says an officer saw a Lexus speeding through the town of Baraboo. Then, the car overturned and crashed into a house on State Highway 136.

The Lexus caught on fire.  The driver, 29-year-old Nicholas S. Allen crawled out safely.  The car caught fire which spread to the house.  The people inside the home were not injured and were evacuated by deputies.

Allen has non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.  Speed is believe to be the factor of the crash.  Allen was cited for unreasonable speed, operating with a suspended license, non-registration of a vehicle, and operating a vehicle without insurance.

State Highway 136 between Highway 12 and Cornfield Road near Baraboo was closed down for around two hours.


BARABOO (WKOW) -- Sauk County Sheriff's Department says that a car crashed into a house on Highway 136 at Cornfield Drive near Baraboo.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night.  Traffic was blocked in both directions until about 1 a.m. while law enforcement were in the area.

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