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Dane County Sheriff's Office

Two-Vehicle Crash

January 25, 2008
Contact: Elise Schaffer, PIO Phone: (608) 284-6142 Email:
Sheriff's Office

At approximately 7:50 am, Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 51, just south of Brooklyn Drive in the town of Dunn. A 2004 Saab driven by Melissa Gardner, age 37 of Stoughton, was traveling southbound on HWY 51. Gardner crossed over the centerline, colliding head-on with a 2002 Hyundai driven by Angela Wallace, age 24 of Oregon. Both drivers were transported by EMS to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. They were both wearing seatbelts and airbags did deploy. Gardner was cited for Operating Left of Center. Highway 51 was shut down between 8:00 and 8:40 am while authorities cleared the crash scene.