Ripon Man Dies In Dodge County Crash

An accident Sunday evening has claimed another life in Dodge County. Sheriff’s Deputies were notified Sunday, August 22, 2021 at approximately 7:33 PM, of a motor vehicle crash on Highway C at the intersection of Jersey Road in the Town of Trenton.

Initial investigation shows that an SUV was traveling east on Hwy. C approaching the Jersey Road intersection.  A passenger car was traveling north on Jersey Road and was approaching the stop sign at the Hwy. C intersection, but failed to stop for the stop sign, where it was struck on the driver’s side by the SUV. 

The driver of the car, 35-year old Armando DeJesus from Ripon, WI was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner.  A passenger in the car was transported by Flight for Life to UW Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.  The driver (and lone occupant) of the SUV was injured in the crash and was transported to Waupun Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Dodge County Medical Examiner.  Assisting at the scene were:   Beaver Dam Fire Department, Beaver Dam Paramedics, Flight for Life, Life Star EMS, Dodge County Chaplain, Randolph Police and the Dodge County Emergency Response Team.   Hwy. C was closed for more than 3.5 hours while the crash was being investigated.