(4/28/14) On April 28th the Jackson County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a two vehicle traffic crash that resulted in the fatality of one person. The location of this incident was at STH 54 and Ellis Road in the Township of City Point.
At around 10:38 AM the Jackson County Dispatch Center was notified of a semi-truck and trailer versus a passenger car at the above location. The driver of the passenger car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was uninjured.
Based on preliminary investigation it appears that the operator of the passenger car failed to stop at a stop sign on Ellis Road continuing through the intersection where the semi was traveling on STH 54.
An investigation is being conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol to try to confirm the cause of the accident. It is unknown if alcohol is a factor and names are not being released at this time.