Woman killed in nine-vehicle accident identified

 Tuesday, September 24, 2013

 Channel 3000

Authorities say 58-year-old Jane Sagen from Madison was the woman who died in a crash in the town of Blooming Grove Saturday morning.Dane County Sheriff’s Lt. Kurt Pierce said nine vehicles, including one motorcycle, were involved in the fatal accident at Highway 30 near Highway 151. The State Patrol said the crash happened at 6:58 a.m. A motorcyclist was headed eastbound on Highway 30 when he was involved in a crash with Sagen’s vehicle, according to the report. Sagen was then struck and killed by a third vehicle when she got out of her car. A chain reaction crash followed, involving seven more cars. A total of nine vehicles, including the motorcycle, were involved in the crash. Traffic was blocked in both directions for about five hours. The roadway was reopened at 11:53, traffic officials said. Piece said deputies believed bright morning light may have caused the crash.