Fond du Lac man seriously injured after struck by vehicle

Dodge County officials are investigating a crash where a person on a bicycle sustained serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle.

The crash happened about 5:20 PM Friday, December 15, 2023, on State Highway 16/60 near Roche Road in the southwest part of the county.

Initial investigation showed a 28-year-old woman from Columbus, was eastbound on the highway when the she struck a 31-year-old man from Fond du Lac who was on a bicycle. The bicyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash but was wearing dark clothing and did not have any lighting on. Police say the crash occurred near the fog line.

The bicyclist suffered serious injuries that are potentially life threatening and was transported to UW-Hospital in Madison by Life Star EMS out of Columbus.