Fatal Rollover Causes Several Hour Closure of I-43 Northbound in Waukesha County Saturday

A 19-year-old woman dies after a rollover accident on I-43 in Waukesha County Saturday.

The Sheriff's Office says they were called to the scene just after 1:20 p.m. near Moorland Road.

Their initial investigation has determined the Town of Vernon resident's vehicle was traveling southbound when it lost controlled trying to pass a vehicle.  It entered the median and rollover over twice before coming to a rest in the left lane of northbound traffic.  The driver was dead at the scene. 

Traffic on I-43 northbound was detoured for several hours starting at Racine Avenue as emergency crews were at the scene cleaning up and investigating.

The sheriff's office says their investigation continues.

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