UPDATE: Victim of first fatal crash in Fond du Lac County identified

FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) -- Fond du Lac Sheriff's deputies believe poor road conditions led to a fatal crash in Fond du Lac County on Saturday.

Patsy Knight, 77 of Markesan, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Sheriff's office says the crash happened at about 9:53 a.m. on STH 44 near Searle Road in the Town of Metomen.

Authorities say a westbound car, driven by Rebecca Knight, 50 from Sheboygan, crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound pickup truck with a plow attached.

The driver of the eastbound pickup truck was 52-year-old Louis Smith of Markesan.

The 77-year-old woman who died was a passenger in the westbound vehicle.

Deputies say the woman was pinned in the vehicle. She was removed and transported to the Ripon Medical Center where she was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

Rebecca Knight was taken to the hospital for her injuries and Smith was treated at the scene and released.