Vehicle vs. Bicycle Crash Results in Fatality

April 16, 2009
Contact: Lt. Alecia Rauch Phone: (608) 284-6155 FAX: (608) 284-6043
Sheriff's Office

Madison, WI. April 16, 2009 At 2:48 p.m., Dane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies along Belleville Fire and EMS responded to the area of U.S. Highway 14 and Rutland Road, in the Town of Rutland, for a vehicle vs. bicycle crash. The initial investigation reveals the bicycle was struck by a vehicle traveling south on U.S. Highway 14. The vehicle was driven by a 73-year old woman from Beloit. The 68 year-old bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Dane County Coroner’s Office. The name of the deceased woman is being withheld pending notification of family members. Highway 14 was closed from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. This crash remains under investigation by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.