Bicyclist Identified in Fatal Crash

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VERONA–A Madison woman has been identified as the bicyclist killed in a crash with a vehicle Sunday night. Valerie Flogel, 56, was on Military Ridge State Trail going southbound when she failed to yield at a stop sign and collided with a Ford Escape. The Escape, driven by a 34-year-old women was westbound on CTH PD when the Flogel hit the side of the SUV. 

The accident occurred at around 3:45 p.m. on July 21, when Dane County Sherriff’s deputies, Verona Fire and Fitch-Rona EMS responded to the scene. CTH PD was closed for about four hours between Timber Lane and Gust Rd. while authorities investigated the accident. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and the crash remains under investigation.  

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

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