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A vehicular accident July 3 resulted in the death of a 52 year old male in Juneau County. 

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a report at approximately 4:41 a.m. of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Overgaard Road and Highway 82.

According to the Sheriff's Department, both vehicles were heading eastbound on Hwy 82.

"At the intersection of Overgaard Road, the lead vehicle turned onto Overgaard Road in an attempt to do a U-turn and head back westbound on Highway 82," Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson said in a statement. 

The vehicle entered the path of a truck and the truck collided with the driver’s side of the vehicle. The operator of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was not injured. The name of the deceased is not public information at this time as family has yet to be notified. 

The Elroy Fire Department, Elroy Ambulance, and Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with the accident.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and Juneau County Coroner’s Office.

You can reach Jake Ekdahl on Twitter @JakeaEkdahl


Juneau County Star-Times reporter