A single vehicle accident in Portage County early this (Sunday) morning claimed a life. According to the sheriff’s office, a 54 year old Amherst woman died when the car she was in crashed off County Highway “J” in the Town of Sharon, northeast of Rosholt, shortly before 2 a.m. Authorities say the car was northbound on “J”, crossed the centerline into the west ditch and hit a driveway. The vehicle came to rest on the passenger side. The 32 year Rosholt man driving the vehicle, along with a 32 year old female passenger from Rosholt survived the crash. They were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Amherst Junction woman was dead at the scene. Names of those involved have not been released, as the crash remains under investigation.