RCSO: 69-year-old woman dead after vehicle collides with truck

DOVER, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 69-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle collided with a truck Friday, Dec. 3.

It happened around 11:31 a.m. near Washington Ave and N. Britton Rd in the town of Dover.

Racine County Sheriff’s deputies say they arrived to find the two vehicles involved in ditches of Washington Ave on opposite sides of the roadway.

According to deputies, the initial investigation showed a red Toyota was going southbound on Britton Rd. and failed to yield the right-of-way to a Ford pick up truck that was going eastbound on Washington Ave, resulting in the collision.

Roads in the area were closed until around 3:30 p.m. Friday. 

The operator of the Ford truck, a 35-year-old male from Silver Lake Wisconsin, had non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the red Toyota, a 69-year-old female from the Town of Norway, was taken to a hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

The Racine County Sheriff's Office has not released the identity of the woman as they continue to notify her family.  

The investigation into the cause and nature of the crash is ongoing. 

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