Hartford, WI (July 21, 2023) – Around 11:06 p.m. on the night of Thursday, July 20, a man was killed in a fatal two-vehicle collision at an intersection in Hartford.
According to Washington County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of County Trunk K and I-41. Police confirmed that a 64-year-old woman from Fond du Lac was operating a vehicle and turning north at the intersection when her vehicle was struck by a westbound vehicle. The vehicles were extensively damaged in the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The operator of the westbound vehicle, identified as a 21-year-old Hartford man, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The female driver was extricated from her vehicle and flown to a local hospital by a medical helicopter with serious injuries. Nobody else was injured in the collision.
Due to the severity of the accident, the road was blocked in the area for about six hours. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Wisconsin
Coping with the loss of a loved one is a reality that many families face each year. When the loss of a loved one happens due to a fatal accident, you may feel helpless and alone. In 2022, it was reported that a total of 595 people were killed in fatal Wisconsin car accidents, and many others were injured. It can be devastating to know that your loved one lost their life in an accident that could have been prevented. If you have sustained these immense losses, it is crucial that you speak with a legal advocate that you can trust.
After you have lost someone close to you in a fatal collision, you may wonder where you can turn. As you grieve your losses, you should not have to be concerned with how you are going to afford to pay the many bills that are piling up against you. There are many parties who can successfully bring a wrongful death claim after an accident. These include some of the following:
- Parents of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Spouse of the deceased
It is crucial that you seek the help of a skilled Hartford wrongful death attorney soon after your loved one’s accident.
You deserve to grieve the loss of a loved one for as long as you need to after an accident. This is why our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to assist you and your family when you need our help the most. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of economic and non-economic losses so that you can move forward financially in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Hartford at (608) 471-5365 for more information on how we can help you.
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