87-year-old man killed, wife injured in head-on collision in Dane County

DANE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An 87-year-old man was killed and his 82-year-old wife was injured in a head-on collision in Dane County. 

It happened around 7:26 a.m. on Sunday in the Town of Burke. 

According to the Dane County Sheriff's Office, a 2008 Mercedes Benz was traveling southbound on CTH CV, just south of Messerschmidt Road when the 29-year-old driver attempted to pass another southbound vehicle on CTH CV in a 'no passing zone. 

The Mercedes crashed head-on into a 2018 Toyota Sienna, operated by an 82-year-old woman, and also occupied by her 87-year-old husband.  All three individuals were transported to area hospitals.

Approximately three hours later, the 87-year-old man died from his injuries.

The crash investigation remains ongoing.

It's unknown if any charges or citations will be filed.

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