ROCHESTER – A two-vehicle collision at Highways A and J here Tuesday afternoon killed a Burlington woman and closed the intersection for several hours.
Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies and first responders were dispatched to the intersection at 3:48 p.m. on a report of a collision, including one vehicle that had rolled over.
Initial collision investigation
The initial investigation showed that a box truck, driven by a 50-year-old Chicago man, was southbound on Highway J (North English Settlement Avenue) and failed to stop at the stop sign at Highway A (Plank Road). The truck struck a Chevrolet sedan, driven by a 41-year-old Burlington woman, that was westbound on Highway A.
The driver of the Chevrolet, who has not been identified, sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the scene, the Sheriff’s Office reported in a news release.
The intersection was closed until about 9 p.m. Tuesday because of the severity of the crash. The incident remains under investigation by the Racine County Sheriff’s Major Crash Assistance Team.
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