81-Year-old man killed in crash with West Allis police squad
WEST ALLIS -- An 81-year-old West Allis man is dead after a West Allis police squad car struck his car at S. 80Th St. and W. Lincoln Avenue.
West Allis police say their officer was heading west on Lincoln Avenue to investigate an accident on S. 87Th St. and W.Lincoln Ave. Investigators say the officer had his lights and sirens activated. The officer struck the 81-year-old man's vehicle, and both were transported to a local hospital.
The West Allis police officer transported to the hospital has been released from the hospital after being evaluated and treated for minor injuries. The 81-year-old man died upon arrival at the hospital. The victim's name has not been released.
The Wisconsin State Patrol continues to investigate the crash, and all circumstances are currently under investigation.