‘Failed to stop for a posted stop sign:’ 1 dead following crash in Kenosha County

KENOSHA COUNTY — One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash that happened Tuesday night, Jan. 30 in Kenosha County. It happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Highway D (184th Ave.) and Highway 50.

According to the Kenosha Co. Sheriff’s Department, the investigation revealed that a 2005 Honda Accord, operated by a 75-year-old woman from Bristol, identified as Charlotte Schroeder, was traveling south on Highway D, and failed to stop for a posted stop sign at Highway 50.

Traveling west on Highway 50 at the same time was a 2005 Acura TL, operated by a 49-year-old man from Salem Lakes.

Authorities say the Honda Accord entered the intersection and was struck by the Acura on the driver’s side. The operator of the Honda was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The male was also transported to an area hospital and treated for a minor injury.

An investigation revealed no signs of impairment, and the investigation is still ongoing.

A portion of the intersection was closed for approximately two hours for the investigation.