Kenosha Co.: 83-year-old man dies following two-vehicle crash near Hwys KR & 45
KENOSHA COUNTY — The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department tells FOX6 News an 83-year-old man has died following a “significant crash” near County Highway KR and Highway 45 near the Town of Paris/Town of Brighton.
The crash occurred Thursday, May 5th around 5:00 p.m.
According to the sheriff’s department, the 83-year-old Union Grove man was traveling in a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta westbound on County Highway KR, when he failed to stop for the stop sign at Highway 45.
The Jetta was struck by a Buick Rainier, operated by a 31-year-old Union Grove woman, which had been northbound on Highway 45, with no stop sign.
Officials say the 83-year-old man was entrapped in his vehicle for a period of time and died at the scene.
The 31-year-old Union Grove woman also suffered significant injuries and was airlifted from the scene by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital.
FOX6 News will continue to monitor this story and will bring you updates as soon as they are available.