Jan. 13, 2018 – Dodge Co., WI – On Jan. 12, 2018 at 10:03 p.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched for a single-vehicle crash on County Highway MM near County Highway EM, Town of Emmet, Dodge County.
Preliminary investigation shows a 2001 Mercedes Benz E was traveling eastbound on County Highway MM just west of County Highway EM failing to negotiate a curve and entered the south ditch striking a culvert causing the vehicle to overturn.
A passer-by came upon the crash scene and attempted to extricate the operator but was unable to after the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames.
The male driver of the Mercedes Benz was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner.
The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. There were no passengers inside the vehicle.
East bound County Highway MM was closed for three hours following the crash but is now open.
Assisting at the scene were Lebanon Fire and EMS, Dodge County Medical Examiner, and Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Sheriff Dale J Schmidt.