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Dodge Co. fatal crash victim identified


TOWNSHIP OF OAK GROVE (WKOW) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the person killed in a head-on crash.

The crash happened Thursday afternoon on Highway 33, just east of County Road I. 

Paul Wilder (46), of Beaver Dam,  lost control on westbound Highway 33 and entered the eastbound lane.  He then struck a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Johnathan Barth, of Waupun.  Wilder was pronounced dead at the scene.  Barth and his passenger, Alec Janzer, were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  No one was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff's Office and their Crash Investigation Team.   

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