May 11, 2020 – Dodge Co., WI – On Thursday, May 7, 2020 at approximately 9:47 a.m. the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash on US 151 at the intersection with County Highway DE in the Town of Calamus, Dodge County.
Initial investigation shows that a Chevrolet Impala operated by Jessica A. Cartwright, 42, from rural Beaver Dam was traveling eastbound on County Highway DE and had stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with US 151. A GMC Acadia operated by Kallie S. Reisinger, 30, from Beaver Dam was traveling southbound on US 151 approaching the intersection with County Highway DE.
The Impala began driving east, across the southbound lanes of US 151 causing the front of the Acadia to strike the driver’s side of the Impala. Reisinger and her 3-year-old daughter (restrained by a car seat) suffered minor injuries and were transported to Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. Cartwright suffered serious injuries and was transported by Beaver Dam EMS to Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam.
Cartwright was immediately flown by Flight for Life helicopter to Aurora Hospital in Summit and she died on May 10, 2020.
The crash is currently being investigated by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Dodge County Medical Examiner.
Assisting on scene were Beaver Dam Fire Department and Paramedics.