Clinton woman killed in Green Co. crash

A 32-year-old died after a fatal crash in rural Leon County.
A 32-year-old died after a fatal crash in rural Leon County.(WCTV)
Published: Sep. 28, 2020 at 10:35 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 42-year-old Clinton woman was killed in an early Monday morning crash that shut down a Green Co. highway for approximately two hours.

According to the Green Co. Sheriff’s Office, the woman was heading west on State Hwy. 81 around 1:45 a.m. when her 2010 Ford Escape went off the road at the Co. Hwy. GG intersection.

The SUV went past the county highway and crashed into its western embankment, before colliding with another embankment, a Sheriff’s Office release stated. The Ford continued onto private land where it hit machinery on the property and then an unoccupied storage building.

The driver, whose name was not released, thrown from the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are still determining the cause of the crash, the Sheriff’s Office noted.

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