Speed believed to be factor in crash that killed 24-year-old Elkhorn man

WALWORTH COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Walworth County Sheriff's Office received a report of a serious single vehicle crash on Dam Road in the Town of Sugar Creek.

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. on Thursday.

Upon arrival, crews found a vehicle with extensive damage off the roadway.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2017 Buick, driven by 24-year-old Jeff Myers of Elkhorn, was northbound on Dam road when he lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled multiple times, hitting numerous trees.

Myers was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His 30-year-old passenger was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

According to the Sheriff's Office, speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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