One man dead following crash involving semi in Dodge County

One person is dead following a crash between a car and a semi in the town of Ashippun this morning.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2002 Pontiac was traveling west on Town Road MM approaching an intersection controlled by a stop sign. A Freightliner semi with a box trailer was traveling north on Sth 67, also approaching the intersection with Town Road MM.

According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, the Pontiac entered the intersection and was struck by the semi. The driver of the Pontiac was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The semi burst into flames shortly after impact and then went off of the east side of the roadway and struck several trees before coming to rest.

The driver of the Freightliner was transported to a local hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The male driver of the Pontiac was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Identification is being withheld pending family notification.

The crash remains under investigation.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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