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One dead in head-on crash in Trempealeau County

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BLAIR, Wis. (WXOW) - One person is killed in a head-on collision Friday afternoon near Blair. 

The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened just before 5 p.m. on Highway 53 near Brekke Ridge Road west of Blair in the Town of Preston. 

The sheriff's office said a Dodge pickup was headed north on Highway 53 when it crossed the centerline and hit a southbound Nissan pickup head-on. The driver of the Dodge pickup was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. 

The driver of the Nissan pickup was wearing a seatbelt according to the sheriff's office. That person was taken to Tri-County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The road was closed for more than two hours due to the crash. 

Names of the people involved in the crash won't be released until the investigation is completed according to the sheriff's office. 

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