Woman killed in single-car crash in Waukesha


by Shakara Robinson

WAUKESHA -- A driver killed in a fatal car vs. tree crash in Waukesha missed a curve on the road just before the crash, according to investigators.

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department responded to the single-car crash just before 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Merrill Hills Road and Kame Terrace.

A 37-year-old Helenville woman was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The car was going northbound on Merrill Hills Road and after cresting a hill, it appears the driver milssed a slight right curve and crossed the southbound lane before striking a large tree, officials said.

It's unknown if there were any other contributing factors in the crash.

Stay tuned to CBS 58 News for updates. 



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