|5/5/2020 4:11:00 PM|
Avoca reports fatal motor vehicle crash
On April 21 at approximately 1:13 p.m. the Iowa County 911 Communications Center was advised of a motor vehicle crash that had occurred on State Road 133 about one mile east of County Road N. The crash involved a westbound vehicle that struck an Iowa County Highway Department maintenance vehicle that was westbound sweeping gravel debris off the road surface during road shoulder work.
The driver of the maintenance vehicle, Leslie A Evans age 63, of Dodgeville was westbound on State Road 133 when a westbound 2014 Toyota Corolla driven by James V. Krueger age 71 of Muscoda struck the rear of the sweeper. The Krueger vehicle then traveled into the north ditch. A passenger in the Krueger vehicle, Laura L. Krueger age 65 of Muscoda was transported to Richland Hospital for treatment of injuries. Evans was transported to Upland Hills Health for his injuries. James Krueger was pronounced deceased by Iowa County Coroner Wendell Hamlin.
Seatbelts were not used by either driver or occupant.
The crash is still under investigation.
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