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Woman dies in Dunn County crash

TOWN OF SHERIDAN — A Clear Lake woman died Thursday morning, January 15 when the vehicle she was driving left the roadway, rolled and struck a tree along State Highway 64 in the Town of Sheridan.

50-year-old Jodi Voght was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which occurred around 8:20 am January 15 on State Highway 64 just west of 350th Street in Dunn County.

The Dunn County emergency 9-1-1 Center received a report of a motor vehicle crash on STH 64 at 8:28 a.m. that morning. The caller reported that one female was in the vehicle and appeared to be deceased.

According to a news release from the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s deputies along with the Boyceville Fire Department and Ambulance Service and the Dunn County Medical Examiner were dispatched to the scene.

When first responders arrived on scene, they discovered that it was a one-vehicle crash involving a van and that the driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle.

The news release stated that it appeared that Voght was driving a Dodge van eastbound along State Highway 64 when she failed to negotiate a slight curve in the road just west of 350th Street in Sheridan Township. Voght’s vehicle left the roadway, began to slide sideways and as the vehicle rolled over it struck a tree.

Voght sustained severe injuries in the accident, according to the report, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County Medical Examiner.

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident.