27-year-old woman dies in Fond du Lac Co. crash

OAKFIELD, Wis. (WBAY) -- One person is dead after a car crash early Saturday morning near Oakfield in Fond du Lac County.

According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office, they received multiple reports of a car going northbound in the southbound lanes on Highway 151.

Around 12:30 Saturday morning, crews responded to a head-on crash on Highway 151 at Hazel Lane.

Authorities say a 27-year-old woman from St. Cloud who was going northbound in the southbound lane crashed into an 18-year-old woman from Waupun going southbound.

The 27-year-old woman was flown to Theda Clark by Theda Star. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The 18-year-old woman suffered minor injuries and was taken to St. Agnes Hospital. She was later released.

Authorities say alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.

The road was closed for nearly five hours while authorities investigated the crash.