21-year-old man killed in crash in Dodge County; 29-year-old man transported via Flight for Life
DODGE COUNTY — Dodge County Sheriff’s officials say one person was killed in a rollover crash that occurred on Thursday evening, September 10th.
It happened in Watertown, near Lebanon, on Morningside Road.
Sheriff’s officials say a 21-year-old Watertown man was killed, and a 29-year-old Watertown man was taken to the hospital via Flight for Life.
Preliminary investigation shows that 21-year-old Robert Buske was operating a Ford pickup truck traveling east on Morningside Road when the truck entered the south ditch and struck a culvert. The truck vaulted and overturned, ejecting both occupants.
Buske was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner.
Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol and speed appear to be factors in the crash.
The crash happened around 7:00 p.m. — and just one vehicle was involved.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.