Driver dies after hitting power pole in Dane County

A missed turn by a driver led to a fatal crash early Saturday morning in Dane County. The accident resulted in the vehicle hitting a power pole and catching fire.

The accident occurred in the Town of Medina, Dane County Sheriff's Office said. According to the information provided, the vehicle left the roadway when the driver failed to complete the 90-degree turn at the intersection.

Several local agencies responded to the crash that was reported shortly after 1:15 a.m. on Langer Rd. in the Town of Medina. The driver was reported dead at the scene of the crash.

The identity of the driver is being withheld at this time until the family is notified. The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Dane County Sheriff's Office. 

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