On July 28, 2016 at 12:13 p.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash on the on ramp to US 151 south, from State Highway 33, in the Township of Beaver Dam, Dodge County.
Preliminary investigation shows Harold Dittmann, 81, from Watertown, was operating a 2012 Nissan pickup south on US 151. The Nissan exited at State Highway 33, but failed to stop at the intersection of the off ramp and State Highway 33.
The Nissan traveled across Sth 33 and entered the southbound US 151 on ramp, where it struck a 1997 Chrysler van.
The van was operated by Jauntee Emmer, 32, from Beaver Dam, and there were three children (9 years old, 8 years old and 6 years old) as passengers. All of the occupants from both vehicles were transported to Beaver Dam Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Assisting at the scene was: Beaver Dam Police, Beaver Dam EMS, Beaver Dam Fire Department, Flight for Life and the Dodge County Highway Department.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.