March 18, 2019 – Township of Jackson, WI – On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 7:07 p.m., Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with injuries in the area of County Highway NN east of County Highway M (Country Aire Dr) in the Township of Jackson.
Jackson Rescue was also dispatched to the scene to treat the injured parties.
Upon arrival of the first Deputy, the operator of the first vehicle was immediately confirmed as deceased due to the extent of his injuries.
The operator of the second vehicle was also tended to and confirmed deceased as well.
There were an additional 3 passengers in the second vehicle, ages 8, 10, and 16, and they were all transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Preliminary investigation shows that the first vehicle was operating eastbound on County Highway NN and veered into the westbound lane striking the second vehicle in a head-on manner.
Weather and road conditions were not a factor in the crash, but speed is believed to be. County Highway NN was closed to all traffic for approximately 4 hours to facilitate the investigation and clean-up.
The deceased operator of the first vehicle is a 52-year-old male from the Town of Barton. The deceased operator of the second vehicle is a 51-year-old male from the City of West Bend.
This is Washington County’s second and third traffic fatalities in 2019.
No further information is being released at this time and the crash remains under investigation.