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UPDATE: Medical Examiner releases name of Verona teenager in fatal ATV, car crash

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the 17-year-old Verona teen killed in an ATV vs. vehicle crash Sunday.

Police say the incident happened around 11:30 am, near the town of Primrose on County Highway A and O'Connor Road. 

According to the report 17-year-old Eric O'Connor was operating the ATV when it crashed, and died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The Medical Examiner's Office is doing additional testing to determine if there were any other variables involved in the crash.

The crash and his death remain under investigation.


PRIMROSE (WKOW) -- A Verona teenager driving an ATV has died after a crash with another vehicle on Sunday.

According to Dane County sheriff's officials, the ATV and car were both headed the same direction on Highway A in the town of Primrose, when they crashed around 11:30 a.m. The 17-year-old driver of the car and a passenger were not hurt. The 17-year-old boy driving the ATV was not wearing a helmet and authorities could not revive him at the crash scene. 

Investigators are still looking into what caused the crash, but they do not believe alcohol or drug use was involved. Highway A was closed near O'Connor Road for hours, but reopened around 4 p.m.

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