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Truck found flipped in field after fatal crash in Jackson County

Kaitlyn Riley

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A caller reported a pickup truck flipped in a field near County Road X and Young Road.

A woman died and another was injured following an accident in Jackson County.

Jackson County Deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash in the Township of Albion around 5 a.m. last Friday. A caller reported a pickup truck flipped in a field near County Road X and Young Road.

The driver, 46-year-old Katina L. Russo, of Black River Falls, Wis., was ejected and pronounced dead at the crash scene.

The passenger, Karyn S. Behling, 55, of Black River Falls, was transported to a local hospital for injuries.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.