Beaver Dam Woman Dies As A Result Of Crash

A 42-year old Beaver Dam woman who was injured in a 2-vehicle crash last week had died. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement on Monday saying Jessica Cartwright has died as a result of injuries she received from an accident last Thursday morning. Deputies were called at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, May 7. 2020 for a report of a two-vehicle crash on US 151 at County Highway DE in the Town of Calmus.


The initial investigation showed that a Chevrolet Impala (operated by Jessica A. Cartwright) was traveling eastbound on County Highway DE and had stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with US 151. A GMC Acadia, operated by 30-year old Kallie S. Reisinger, from Beaver Dam, was traveling southbound on US 151 approaching the intersection with County Highway DE. The Impala began driving east, across the southbound lanes of US 151 causing the front of the Acadia to strike the driver’s side of the Impala.  Reisinger and her 3 year old daughter (restrained by a car seat) sustained minor injuries and were transported to Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam.  

Cartwright sustained serious injuries and was transported by Beaver Dam EMS to Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam.  Cartwright was immediately flown by Flight for Life helicopter to Aurora Hospital in Summit and she died on May 10, 2020. The crash is currently being investigated by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Dodge County Medical Examiner. Assisting on scene were Beaver Dam Fire Department and Paramedics.