Fatal accident closes Highway 11 for several hours

A fatal accident shuts down Highway 11 near the Town of Plymouth for several hours.

According to a news release, the Rock County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at Highway 11 and Dunbar Road just after 9:30 this morning.

A pick-up truck had cross the center line, and collided with a freightliner transporting grain.

The driver of the freightliner, a 69-year-old man from South Wayne, was transported to a local hospital with a head injury.

The driver of the pickup, an 86-year-old Edgerton man, was pronounced dead at the scene.