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

Add new comment

Please refrain from adding URLs to unrelated or commercial websites. This site is moderated and comments with inappropriate links are rejected. Thank you for your understanding.

No profane language is allowed! Posts that contain profanity will not be published.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
6 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.