A 3-year-old girl in a minivan was killed in a collision after the driver turned in front of a dump truck at a western Wisconsin intersection, authorities said.

The crash occurred about 2:35 p.m. Friday near Cadott in Chippewa County, the Sheriff's Office reported.

According to the Sheriff's Office:

The minivan was heading south on Hwy. 27 and was making a left turn in front of the truck onto County Hwy. MM. The two vehicles collided and came to rest in a ditch.

The toddler in the minivan was declared dead at the scene. The driver, a woman, was hospitalized with serious injuries. The truck driver was uninjured.

Identities have not been released.

Paul Walsh