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At approximately 1:20 a.m. Tuesday morning hours, a Racine County Sheriff’s Deputy came upon a serious injury accident that had just occurred near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Sharp Road in the Town of Dover. The accident involved a semi-truck and an SUV-type vehicle.

The driver of the SUV, an adult female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash. The crash is under investigation, and no names were immediately released pending family notification.

In a release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff
Christopher Schmaling said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this difficult time.”

Rex Davenport

Rex Davenport is a reporter, editor and editorial project manager with more than 40 years of experience in newspaper, business magazines and other content channels.