I-43 rollover crash leaves 19-year-old Waukesha County woman dead

Posted at 9:51 PM, Aug 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 10:56:21-04

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- A 19-year-old woman from the Town of Vernon has died after a rollover accident on I-43 in Waukesha County Saturday.

The accident happened just after 1:20 p.m. near Moorland Road.

According to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office, the woman was driving southbound when she lost controlled trying to pass a vehicle.  Her car entered the median and rollover two times and then stopped in the left lane of northbound traffic.  

She was pronounced was dead at the scene. 

Traffic on I-43 northbound was detoured for several hours starting at Racine Avenue as emergency crews were at the scene cleaning up and investigating.

The sheriff's office says their investigation continues.