Rock County crash kills 2, including woman hit outside vehicle

MILTON, Wis. — Two people died after two vehicles crashed in Rock County and a third driver who swerved to avoid the collision hit one of the first drivers as she was standing near the shoulder of the road.

The sheriff’s office says a sport utility vehicle and a van collided on state Highway 59 in Milton about 3:30 a.m. Monday.

The 34-year-old Stoughton woman driving the van died at the scene. The 23-year-old Milton woman driving the SUV died after being struck by another SUV after she exited her vehicle.

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The names of the people involved weren’t immediately released. The crash closed the highway for about six hours.

–Associated Press

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