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One man dies after crash in Winnebago County

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Sep 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-19 12:18:00-04

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (NBC 26) — A 57-year-old man died after a crash early Sunday morning, the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office said.

According to the Sheriff's Office, officers were sent to a serious traffic crash on STH 91, near Wall St in the Town of Nepeskum, at around 3:00 a.m.

The Sheriff's Office said a black BMW driven by a 24-year-old man from Berlin was traveling westbound on STH 91. The second vehicle, a maroon Ford Fusion, was driven by a 57-year-old man from Berlin and was traveling eastbound on STH 91.

The Sheriff's Office said the two vehicles crashed, "in a head-on fashion."

The 57-year-old man was severely injured, and he died at the scene of the crash. The 24-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Winnebago County Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the scene for further investigation and follow-up. The investigation remains ongoing, and the roadway was closed for about 7 hours.