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UPDATE: Waunakee woman killed in Columbia Co. crash

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TOWN OF PACIFIC (WKOW) -- Authorities say a Waunakee woman is dead after a crash in Columbia County.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, a car and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of Highway 51/16 and County Highway P in the town of Pacific, which is just outside of the city of Portage. It happened around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Authorities say the 53-year-old woman driving the car was pronounced dead on scene. A 9-year-old girl was a passenger and was taken to the hospital, along with a dog who was injured. 

The 47-year-old man driving the pickup truck was also hurt, but is expected to be OK.

Officials say neither alcohol nor speed contributed to the crash. It remains under investigation.

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TOWN OF PACIFIC (WKOW) -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has confirmed one person was pronounced dead at the scene in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning near Portage.

Around 11:15 a.m.  on October 20th, an accident happened in the median on Highway 51 and County Highway P in the Town of Pacific.

The left lane was closed in both directions at Highway 51 and Highway 16 at County P for about three hours.

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