Tragedy strikes on a state highway just north of Madison, as 22-year-old Karin Bussian was on her way home Tuesday. Police say the SUV she was driving crossed the center line on Highway 51 just north of DeForest, colliding with a semi.
Bussian had just picked up her marriage license in Portage.
Bussian’s fiance, 21-year-old Sam Marwitz, was following in another vehicle when the crash occured. The volunteer firefighter tried to help her, but Bussian died at the scene of the crash.