One woman dead after car hit pedestrian Saturday night

MARATHON COUNTY - One woman died after a car hit a pedestrian in Marathon County Saturday night.

The crash was on State Highway 97 north of Wuertzburg Road in the town of Johnson near Athens just before 9:00pm. The Marathon County Sheriff's Department said the driver was in their 30s. The victim was a middle aged woman.

When first responders arrived, they found the pedestrian suffered from fatal injuries. It's not known whether alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

Full story: WJFW

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