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Woman seriously hurt after van hits ATV on Sauk Co. highway

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IRONTON (WKOW) -- Two people were thrown from an ATV when a van hit it on a highway in Sauk County on Saturday.

According to Sauk County sheriff's officials, two ATVs and a van were headed east on Highway 58 in the town of Ironton Saturday afternoon. When the ATVs slowed to turn onto Highway G, the van tried to pass them, but ended up hitting one of the ATVs. The man and woman on the ATV were thrown from it. The van went into the ditch, hit a sign and a parked vehicle. 

Authorities say the two people on the ATV were taken to hospitals. The woman ended up being airlifted to UW Hospital with serious injuries. 

Deputies issued the van driver a citation for passing in a no-passing zone and the ATV operator was also given a ticket for illegally operating on a highway.

The crash is still being investigated.

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