FDL Man Killed in Crash in the Town of Byron

A 53-year-old man from Fond du Lac is dead after a
head-on crash in the Town of Byron this (Thursday) morning. Fond du Lac County
Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the crash around 8:14 this morning on Highway
175 north of County Highway Y. Investigators say the Fond du Lac man was driving
south on Highway 175 when he crossed the center line and hit a truck and
trailer being driven north by a 51-year-old man from Theresa. The Fond du Lac
man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Theresa man was airlifted to
ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah for treatment of serious injuries. Alcohol
is not considered a factor in the crash.

Assisting at the scene were Brownsville Fire and First
Responders, along with City of Fond du Lac ambulance. The Fond du Lac County
Highway Department assisted with traffic control as the highway was closed
while crews worked at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office is handling the
investigation into the crash.