Car strikes woman walking along Highway 151 in Dodge County

JUNEAU - A car struck a woman walking alongside Highway 151 north of Jackson Road in the town of Calamus on Tuesday morning, causing serious injuries.

According to a press release from the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, the accident was reported at 5:38 a.m. The preliminary investigation shows that a man was driving a Honda north on 151 in the right traffic lane and two pedestrians (a woman and a man) were walking alongside the same traffic lane. The right side of the Honda struck the woman and she was thrown into the grass area east of the highway.

The driver, who was the lone occupant of the Honda and was not injured, stopped at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.. The male pedestrian also was not injured.

The woman was transported to Beaver Dam Community Hospital and later flown by Flight for Life to University Hospital in Madison.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff's Office. Assisting at the scene were Beaver Dam Fire Department and Beaver Dam Police Department.

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