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UPDATE: Name released in fatal Jackson Co. crash

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CITY POINT TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WXOW) - A Pittsville woman is killed in a traffic accident Monday. 

The Jackson County Sheriff's department said
Lois M. Steponik, 58, failed to stop at the intersection of Ellis road and State Highway 54 and collided with a semi truck.

Steponik was killed in the crash.

The driver of the semi truck, Mark D. Garpetti of Blaine, Minn., was not injured.

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CITY POINT TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WXOW) – The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic accident Monday. It happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. in the Township of City Point northeast of Black River Falls.

Based on a preliminary investigation, the Jackson County Sheriff's office said it appears the car failed to stop at a stop sign on Ellis road and was struck by a semi-truck driving on State Highway 54.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi driver was not injured.

Names are not being released at this time.

It is unknown if alcohol is a factor in the crash. The crash is under investigated.

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