Two hurt one killed after car strikes tree, rolls over in Sheboygan Co.
SHEBOYGAN CO. (WITI) –Three people were hurt, two seriously after the car the victims were riding in left the roadway, struck a tree and rolled over several times before stopping in Sheboygan County early Saturday, May 24th.
The wreck happened just after 1 a.m. on Cranberry Road just south of County Road D in the Town of Scott. Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
One passenger, identified as 21-year-old Matthew Rooney of Jackson, was ejected and trapped under a tree which was struck by the vehicle. He sustained serious injuries and was flown by Flight For Life to Froedert Hospital.
21-year-old Michael Manteufel of West Bend suffered moderate injuries and was taken to St. Josephs Hospital.
The driver of the car, 22-year-old Christopher Goneau of West Bend, was trapped in his vehicle and removed by Random Lake Jaws. He was flown by a second Flight For Life to Froedert Hospital where he later died.
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