Pickup pulling boat rear-ended by car, driver killed

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A 65-year-old man was killed in a crash in Sauk County early Saturday, officials said.

Officials responded to a report of a crash at 4:15 a.m. on westbound Interstate 90 at the 95 mile marker near Wisconsin Dells, the Wisconsin State Patrol Southwest Region DeForest Post said in a news release.

State patrol said an Oconomowoc man was driving a Ford F150 pulling a boat westbound when he was rear-ended by an Acura sedan driven by a 40-year-old woman from Huntley, Illinois. The collision caused the pickup and trailer to roll into the right ditch. The driver of the F150 suffered fatal injuries.

A 21-year-old man from Carpentersville, Illinois, who was a passenger in the Acura and a 22-year-old man from Jackson, Wisconsin, who was a passenger in the truck were not injured, according to the release. The Acura driver was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted by Sauk County Sheriff’s Office.