Cottage Grove, WI — A fatal accident along Highway 18 last Saturday morning near Cottage Grove left a 24-year old woman from Cambridge dead. Police later identified the victim as Courtney Weichmann, 24, saying that she was killed when her car was in a wreck with a dump truck.
The accident happened at about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, October 12, 2013 along Highway 18 at Highway BN. Weichmann was driving west along Highway 18 that morning, police said, when she lost control of her car for unknown reasons and crossed into the eastbound lanes.
Her car was hit by a westbound dump truck, which left her critically injured. Weichmann died at the scene a short time later and the dump truck driver wasn’t harmed. It’s not clear why she may have lost control of her car.
Scene of the Accident