1 dead, 1 injured in Kenosha Co. crash New Year's Day

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- One person is dead and another is injured in a crash in the village of Somers early morning on Saturday, Jan. 1.

It happened just before 2 a.m. near 4th St. and Sheridan Rd. 

According to the Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright, the driver of a 2004 Chevy Impala was speeding when he lost control of the vehicle. The Impala rolled over on its roof and landed on the drivers side after striking a utility pole. The 26-year-old Franksville man driving was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. 

Detectives on scene, a front seat passenger of the Impala, a 40-year-old man from Kenosha, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending proper notification.

The vehicle sustained extensive damage and was towed from the scene.

The investigation is still active. The public is encouraged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Detective Bureau with any information regarding the crash at 262-605-5102.


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