Bicyclist Hits Car, Dies at Scene

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VERONA–Dane County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of a vehicle and bicycle accident on the Town of Verona Sunday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m. on July 21, the accident was reported near the intersection of CTH PD and Timber Lane, at Military Ridge State Trail.

An early investigation by deputies indicated that a Ford Escape, driven by a 34-year-old female, was westbound on CTH PD when the vehicle was stuck by a bicycle. The bicyclist, a 56-year-old-woman, was traveling southbound, and did not stop at the trail stop sign. 

The bicyclist was wearing a helmet at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Escape was not injured.

CTH PD was closed between Timber Lane and Gust Rd. for approximately four hours while law enforcement officials investigated the crash.The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and the crash remains under investigation.  

Verona Fire and Fitch-Rona EMS also responded to the accident.

The Dane County Medical Examiner’s office has not released the name of the bicyclist until next of kin is contacted. 

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