Portage Co. (WAOW) — Officials are releasing new details into a fatal crash in Portage Co Saturday.
It happened on Highway 10 between County Highway R and County Highway J around 4:58 pm. Saturday.
According to the sheriff’s department, 39-year-old Joel Kiedrowski of Stockton was heading westbound on Highway 10. They say he passed a Toyota Rav-4 and sideswiped it before crossing the center turn lane and heading into oncoming traffic.
Officials say Kiedrowski then hit a pick-up truck head on. 63-year-old Thomas Swanson, the driver of the pick-up, suffered severe injuries.
Police say 50-year-old Kathleen Pedersen, the passenger of the Rav-4 suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Kiedrowski was pronounced dead at the scene.