Oak Creek fatal car crash; excessive speed a factor, officials say – FOX 6 Milwaukee

January 5, 2022 by No Comments


Oak Creek fatal car crash into pond

A 36-year-old man died in a car crash that ended in a retention pond along S. 13th Street just north of Ryan Road on Tuesday morning, Jan. 4.

A 36-year-old man died in a car crash that ended in a retention pond along S. 13th Street just north of Ryan Road on Tuesday morning, Jan. 4.

Officials say just before 10:30 a.m., Oak Creek police detectives were traveling northbound on S. 13th Street when they spotted broken car parts on the east side of the road. They stopped to investigate — and spotted a car in a retention pond. The 36-year-old man was located deceased at the scene of the crash.

A news release says the accident appears to have involved just one vehicle. Excessive speed appears to be a contributing factor, officials said.

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The accident remains under investigation by the Oak Creek Police Department with the assistance of the Wisconsin State Patrol, Franklin Police Department, and the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.
 

Source: https://www.fox6now.com/news/oak-creek-fatal-car-crash-excessive-speed

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