DODGE COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - Authorities continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash in Dodge County that killed an elderly driver from North Fond du Lac.
Sheriff’s deputies said 83-year-old Eugene Belcha was on County Trunk “TW” near Theresa Wednesday afternoon, when he pulled in front of an oncoming vehicle driven by a 21-year-old Lomira man.
Belcha died at a Milwaukee hospital. 80-year-old Ruth Belcha was taken to a Fond du Lac hospital for treatment. The other driver was treated for minor injuries.
Meanwhile, an 11-year-old girl from Delavan was killed in a one-car crash near Whitewater Wednesday night.
Walworth County authorities said a 17-year-old girl lost control of her vehicle and hit a power pole on Highway 89. The driver escaped injury, but the 11-year-old and another 17-year-old passenger were trapped in the auto.
Officials said that last girl was critically hurt.