One Dead in Fayette County Collision

One person is dead after their car collided with a semi-wrecker in Fayette County.

It happened west of West Union on 230th Street near W Avenue shortly after 4 pm Tuesday.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 18-year old Thomas Rolison Jr. of Waucoma was driving his car southbound when he collided with a semi-wrecker at an intersection.

Rolison was trapped in his vehicle and had to be mechanically extracted. He was airlifted to the hospital in LaCrosse, where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

The driver of the semi-wrecker, 32-year old John Rasmusson of Cedar Falls, was not hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.