1 man dead, another seriously hurt after car crashes into tree in Caledonia

CALEDONIA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 36-year-old Racine man died and another man was seriously hurt following a crash in the Village of Caledonia early Friday, Nov. 1. 

It happened near North Green Bay Road and Louise Lane around 2 a.m. 

Caledonia police say a white VW Jetta traveling southbound on North Green Bay Road, left the roadway and struck a tree. 

The 36-year-old Racine man was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. 

The other occupant, a 38-year-old Racine man, sustained serious injuries and was flown by a Flight for Life helicopter to Froedtert Hospital.

The Caledonia Police Department was assisted by the Village of Mt. Pleasant and the Wisconsin State Patrol Traffic Reconstruction Unit.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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