TOWN OF LAPRAIRIE — Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in a fatal crash in LaPrairie Township on Wednesday that resulted in the death of a 49-year-old woman, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities responded at around 4:02 p.m. to a crash in the 5400 block of South County Highway J. An investigation revealed a GMC Acadia was southbound before heading into a ditch, hitting a mailbox, going through a portion of a corn field and a yard, across before hitting a tree at 5432 South County Highway J.

The driver was transported to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville where she was pronounced dead. 

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