Fond du Lac man struck and killed while crossing street, second man facing homicide charges
54-year-old Fond du Lac man Jeffrey Koenigs was killed early Saturday morning when he was struck by a pickup truck as he was walking across S Park Avenue at E 2nd Street. The driver of the pickup truck, a 51-year-old Fond du Lac man, was arrested at the scene and faces charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and operating without a valid driver’s license.
According to the Fond du Lac Police, around 1:40 AM, the victim was in the cross walk at S Park Avenue and E 2nd Street when he was struck by the southbound pickup truck. Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue were called to the scene but rescue efforts proved unsuccessful. The Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner’s Office pronounced the man dead at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck was not injured and is currently being held in jail on preliminary charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.