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UPDATE: Woman dies in Highway 69 crash

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- We now know the name of the woman who died in a crash in Dane County.

The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office says she is 21-year-old Morgan Turkelson of Verona.

Turkelson's vehicle crashed late Thursday night on Highway 69 south of Verona.


TOWN OF MONTROSE (WKOW) -- A woman was seriously hurt in a late night crash Thursday.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle rolled over on State Trunk Highway 69 near Paoli Road around 10:45 p.m. That's in the Town of Montrose.

The vehicle left the road and went into a ditch, then rolled multiple times.

Investigators say the 21-year-old woman driving was pinned inside the vehicle. She had to be extricated by the Belleville Fire Department. She was taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. No one else was in the vehicle.

Highway 69 was closed for two hours. It is now open.

Investigators are looking into how the crash happened, but say speed and alcohol are thought to be factors.


UPDATE (WKOW) -- The scene of a crash is now cleared.

WisDOT sent an update at about 1:10 a.m. Friday that all lanes are back open.


UPDATE (WKOW) -- WisDOT has sent out an alternate route after a crash on WIS 69.

Here are the instructions:

Southbound traffic will exit on to Schaller Rd. Head west on Schaller Rd to Speedway Rd. Head south on Speedway Rd to Paoli  Rd. Head east on Paoli Rd and back onto WIS 69. Northbound traffic will take Paoli Rd east to County PB. Take County PB north to Sunset Dr. Take Sunset Dr. west and back onto WIS 69.


BELLEVILLE (WKOW) -- At least one person is hurt in a crash that happened near Belleville late Thursday night.

Dane County dispatchers tell 27 News a vehicle rolled over on WIS 69 at Paoli Road.  They say one person was being transported by EMS.

The DOT says all lanes in both directions on WIS 69 are closed at Paoli Rd. 

27 News will update when the lanes are back open.

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