7-Year-Old Dies in Car Crash in Sheboygan County Friday Afternoon

A seven-year-old girl was killed when the driver of the car she was in did not stop at a stop sign Friday afternoon in the Town of Herman in Sheboygan County. 

Sheboygan County Emergency Dispatch Center received a request for assistance at 4:30 p.m. on Friday from Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office for a truck versus vehicle crash at the intersection of CORD M and County Line Road in the Town of Herman. 

The vehicle that hit the truck had three occupants inside. The seven-year-old girl inside the vehicle was killed and the two other passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries. The operator of the truck was not injured.

Preliminary investigation of the accident indicates the vehicle that hit the truck was traveling east on County Line Road and did not stop at the stop sign, continuing into the path of the northbound truck. The accident is being reconstructed by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office, Howards Grove First Responders and Fire Department, Kiel and Orange Cross Ambulance Services, Sheboygan County Highway Department, and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Names will not be released until all family has been notified.

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