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UW Med Flight helicopter inbound (copy)

A University of Wisconsin Med Flight helicopter lands.

An ATV driver was transported by UW Med Flight on Tuesday evening after authorities say he swerved in front of a pickup truck and was struck near Reedsburg.

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Department said first responders received a call at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday about a traffic accident involving an ATV and a pickup truck on County Highway K in Reedsburg township.

After an initial investigation, authorities said both vehicles were traveling west on Highway K when the ATV pulled off the shoulder of the road into the lane of traffic, just in front of the pickup truck.

A man driving the ATV was transported by EMS to Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was later taken to University Hospital in Madison by Med Flight.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The Reedsburg Fire Department and Reedsburg Ambulance assisted the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office on scene Tuesday.

The accident remains under investigation, and names of the people involved were not immediately released.

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