BEAVER DAM, Wis. - Three people died after a crash in the township of Beaver Dam on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 7.
According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, the crash involved a Kia and Mazda on US-151 near County Highway B just after 2 p.m.
Initial investigation found the Mazda was headed north but driving the wrong way in the southbound lane. The Kia was headed southbound, and the two collided head-on.
The driver and sole occupant of the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Kia died while being taken to the hospital. The driver of the Kia was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later passed away.
The southbound lanes of US-151 were closed for roughly three hours as the scene was cleared and investigated.
The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff's office and the Dodge County medical examiner.