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One dead, one severely injured in Green Lake County crash

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 16:04:37-04

GREEN LAKE COUNTY — A 73-year-old man is dead and a 72-year-old woman is severely injured after the SUV they were driving crashed with a farm sprayer Wednesday night in Green Lake County.

The elderly couple was driving on CTH A at Hickory Road in the Town of Mackford shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday night, when they crashed into a self-propelled agricultural sprayer, according to a release from the Green Lake Sheriff's Office.

The 60-year-old driver of the sprayer sustained minor injuries.

After receiving a 911 call, first responders found the vehicles in the ditch rolled onto their sides northeast of the intersection.

A preliminary examination of the scene indicates that the SUV was northbound on CTH A and struck the sprayer that was eastbound on Hickory Road at the intersection.

CTH A was closed for over eight hours and reopened just before 5 a.m. Thursday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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