MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee County Sheriff’s officials say a 39-year-old West Allis woman was killed in a rollover crash on I-43 near Highway 100 on Sunday, December 8th.
The crash occurred around 10:40 a.m. Sunday.
Sheriff’s officials say the driver of the vehicle, Tammy Gawlitta, was ejected from the passenger side window and was trapped under the vehicle in a ditch.
Sheriff’s officials say two Good Samaritans lifted the vehicle off its side and pushed it upright. They attempted CPR on the victim, but were unable to revive her.
Greenfield Fire Department rescue units also attempted CPR.
A three-year-old passenger was in a car seat and suffered only a minor injury, but was taken to Children’s Hospital as a precaution.
Waukesha County Sheriff’s deputies closed the freeway west of the crash location, diverting all traffic off at W. Layton Ave. until just before 2:00 p.m.
Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday responded to 37 property damage only crashes, six personal injury crashes, one fatal crash on I-43 at Highway 100, 23 disabled vehicles, two abandoned vehicles and one debris hazard.
Deputies responded to 70 incidents between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sunday.