Berlin Man Identified that Died in US 16 Crash

The man from Berlin that died in the crash yesterday was 76 years old and has been identified as Paul Parsons.

The accident remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.

On Monday the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department, WI State Patrol, Chenequa, Delafield, Hartland and Nashotah Police Departments, along with the Hartland, Lisbon and Lake Country Fire departments responded to a two vehicle crash that occurred on westbound US 16 at STH 83 in the City of Delafield. 

According to Waukesha County Sheriff's Deparrtment, a 30-year-old male from Waukesha was traveling westbound when he lost control of his vehicle striking a westbound pickup truck driven by a 77-year-old male from Berlin.  Both vehicle’s then left the roadway striking a guardrail and a bridge pillar before the pickup truck rolled over. 

The operator of the pickup truck was transported to Froedtert Hospital by Flight for Life where he was pronounced dead.  Two children, who were also in the pickup truck, were transported by ambulance to Froedtert Hospital and released.

The operator of the striking vehicle was transported by ambulance to Waukesha Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department Crash Reconstruction team was contacted to investigate the crash.  Westbound US 16 was closed at STH 83 for approximately 5 hours.  The crash is still being investigated by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.

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