Woman killed in Waukesha car crash


by Marlita A. Bevenue

WAUKESHA -- A deadly car crash Tuesday morning claimed the life of a 34-year-old Waukesha woman.

According to police, just before 7:00 a.m, the Waukesha Police Dispatch Center was notified of a crash involving three vehicles on East North Street, North of West Moreland Blvd.

Police believe the victim’s vehicle was traveling southbound on East North Street coming into the city and slid into oncoming traffic.

Officers indicated that the female driver was ejected as a result of the weather-related accident. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The Waukesha Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Another woman was taken to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries, and a male was treated on scene and released.

In Port Washington there was also a fatal crash on a slushy Highway H near Hawthorne.

Police say 27 year old Heather Bejma veered off the road and struck a utility pole. Investigators say she was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered fatal injuries.

Her young daughter who was in the backseat survived.


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