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Highway 151 lanes closed after crash

Published On: Jan 23 2014 09:31:08 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 23 2014 10:59:00 AM CST


A rollover crash resulted in the closing of Highway 151 northbound near Sun Prairie Thursday morning.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported the crash occurred at County Road VV at about 9:10 a.m.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office said a Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling south on Highway 151 when the driver lost control on an icy patch of road. The SUV rolled several times before coming to rest on the shoulder of the northbound lanes.

The driver, Sean Erickson, 42, of Fond du Lac, was ejected. Deputies said he was not wearing a seat belt.

His passenger, Kimberly O'Connor, 33, of Fond du Lac, was wearing a seat belt, and had to be extricated.

Both were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Deputies said Erickson will be cited on suspicion of failure to maintain control, not wearing a seat belt and not having insurance.

The crash scene was cleared at 10:54 a.m.

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