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17-year-old killed after crashing car into semi in Town of Delavan

A 17-year-old female is dead and two others are injured following a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Delavan.

The crash happened shortly after 10 a.m. on Friday.

The Town of Delavan Police Department along with Town of Delavan Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to the two vehicle collision on County Trunk Highway O just south of Interstate 43 in the Town of Delavan.

A vehicle traveling south bound on County Trunk O, operated by a 17-year-old female, of Darien, WI, collided with a semi-truck and trailer that was traveling north bound on County Trunk O, being operated by a 28-year-old male from Elkhorn, WI.

The south bound vehicle crossed the center line of County Trunk O striking the semi-trailer.  

The 17-year-old driver of the south bound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A 7-year-old female passenger in the south bound vehicle received minor injuries, as did the semi-truck driver.

The accident is being investigated by the Town of Delavan Police Department with assistance from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department.

At this time neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor in the crash.

The name of the parties involved are being withheld pending notification of the family

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