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Woman killed in crash along Highway 83 in Washington County

CREATED Sep 14, 2012 - UPDATED: Sep 14, 2012

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HARTFORD- A woman has died following a crash involving a cement truck and a car along Highway 83 just south of Hartford.

Witnesses called 9-1-1 and said that both vehicles were on fire following the crash at Highway 83 and Watertown Road around 12:53 p.m. Friday.

Authorities arrived on the scene and determined that the female passenger of the car died.  The man driving the cement truck and the man driving the car were taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe that a passerby pulled the man and the woman out of the car following the crash.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstruction Team is currently on scene investigating the cause of the crash.

In the meantime, Highway 83 will be closed between Lee Road and Druid Lake Road; Highway E will be closed to westbound traffic at Hall Road, and Waterford Road will be closed to east bound traffic at Elmwood Road.

Authorities will be releasing more information about the woman killed in the crash at a later time.