29-year-old Racine woman dies following crash in Village of Somers

Updated: 9:29 a.m. on Jan. 24, 2022

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kenosha County officials identified the woman involved in this crash as 29-year-old Dannisha Weatherspoon, of Racine. 

Published: 12:19 p.m. on Jan. 21, 2022

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Racine woman is dead after a crash in the Village of Somers, in Kenosha County on Friday, Jan. 21. 

Just before 6 a.m., Kenosha County deputies were called to the 1500 block of Sheridan Road for a serious crash. 

An initial investigation shows a green 2000 Buick LeSabre was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed, crossed into the northbound lanes and crashed into the ditch line. Officials said the vehicle struck several objects before it flipped onto its roof, caught fire and ejected the front passenger. 

The driver, a 28-year-old man from Racine, sustained minor injuries. 

His passenger, a 29-year-old Racine woman, was transported to Froedtert Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. 

The vehicle sustained extensive damage in the crash and needed to be towed from the scene. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information on the crash 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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