SEPT. 29, 2022, UPDATE:
The operator of the Buick Encore that was fatally injured on Tuesday, September 27th has been identified as David Russo, a 64-year-old resident of Salem, WI.
ORIGINAL SEPT. 28, 2022, NEWS RELEASE:
On Tuesday, September 27th, 2022, at 3:24 PM, Kenosha County deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Village of Salem Lakes responded to the 25900 block of CTH F for a serious (2) vehicle crash. Initial reports indicated that a brown 2016 Buick Encore was traveling eastbound on CTH F when it crossed over into the westbound lane in a no-passing zone and struck a gray 2015 Lexus head-on.
According to deputies on the scene, the operator and sole occupant of the Buick, a 64-year-old male from Salem, WI was unresponsive and transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The operator of the Lexus sustained minor injuries. She was identified as a 31-year-old woman from Salem, WI. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending proper notification. Both vehicles sustained extensive front-end damage and were towed from the scene. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.
The public is encouraged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department with any information regarding the crash at 262-605-5100.