MADISON- One person has died in a two-vehicle crash near Madison.

Madison County Sheriff Todd Volk says in a written release that the crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highways 81 and 32. Investigators say a northbound sport utility vehicle collided with an eastbound car. Volk says 73-year-old Charlie Kethcart of rural Stanton County who was a passenger in the car died at the scene of the crash, while the car’s driver was taken to a hospital with severe injuries. Volk says two adults and an infant in a car seat inside the SUV were all taken to a nearby hospital with injuries.

Highway 81 was blocked for several hours before the scene was cleared.