1 dead after vehicle pulled from retention pond in Oak Creek
OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 36-year-old man was found deceased after a vehicle was pulled from a retention pond in Oak Creek Tuesday, Jan. 4.
The Oak Creek Fire Department responded to the pond in the area of 13th Street and Ryan Road around 10:30 a.m. after officers discovered broken car parts on the side of the road near the pond.
The ME is on the scene of a car being pulled from a retention pond in Oak Creek. pic.twitter.com/mzwYKVfQ55— Amanda Becker (@AmandaBeckerTV) January 4, 2022
The OCFD requested assistance from the Milwaukee Fire Department’s dive team and Franklin Fire Department shortly after.
Authorities said excessive speed appears to be a contributing factor.
The accident remains under investigation by the Oak Creek Police Department with the assistance of Wisconsin State Patrol, Franklin Police Department and the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office.