3-year-old boy dies after car hits tree in Pewaukee

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An early Sunday morning car accident in Pewaukee has taken the life of a 3-year-old boy.   

According to a news release from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office, the boy was injured when the vehicle he was a passenger in hit a tree in Pewaukee. The accident happened on Prospect Avenue at Rocky Point Road around 5:50 a.m. Sunday.  

The vehicle was driving east on Prospect Avenue when it left the road and hit the tree.

The boy was taken to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin where he died of his injuries. The 25-year-old male driver and a 24-year-old female passenger were also injured in the crash and were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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